blue-eyed boy


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blue-eyed boy

n
informal chiefly Brit the favourite or darling of a person or group. Usual US equivalent: fair-haired boy

blue-eyed boy

fair-haired boy
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Then came Polychrome and Button-Bright, and the people loved the Rainbow's pretty Daughter and the beautiful blue-eyed boy as soon as they saw them.
He had been afraid of this smooth-skinned, blue-eyed boy.
Referring to Mr Sharif's allegations of political engineering for a blue-eyed politician, she said the PML-N chief should first spill the beans about his past 30-year political career when he himself was the blue-eyed boy of the establishment and explain his role in ouster of two Benazir Bhutto-led PPP governments.
IANS Filmmaker Hansal Mehta has always lent unrelenting support to blue-eyed boy Rajkummar Rao's Newton -- even when it was caught in a plagiarism row.
Summary: Transport minister Rai is considered a blue-eyed boy of RJD chief Lalu Prasad
YOU have voted blue-eyed boy Jack Dyson as our Baby of the Year for 2016.
The Photo ARTHRITIC fingers carefully clutch the tattered photo Invoking a painful memory from those days so long ago The gloss on the hair of the girl Like the down on a raven's wing Soft brown eyes look trustingly Though they cannot see a thing Tortured things of that terrible place They'd shared together so long ago "Why was I allowed to live" he cried When she was sacrificed and died Just because of her Jewish faith Now, old, crippled down at heel Nowhere warm to lay my head A cardboard box for my nightly bed No longer her lover, her blue-eyed boy by Lil Bordessa
He added: "Jack is a beautiful, blue-eyed boy who is always smiling and has this amazing ability to make others smile, too.
Just a few years ago Iran was considered an integral part of the much-trumpeted "axil of evil" but now it is emerging as the blue-eyed boy of the West.
Robert Timberg grapples with this issue in his moving memoir, Blue-Eyed Boy.
The blue-eyed boy of Australia's fine dining scene, Chef Neil Perry, has attained a cult status of sorts with his Rockpool chain of restaurants.
What was once that shy, blue-eyed boy of mine, would now be fighting the enemy with a gun