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blue-eyed boy Line breaks: blue-eyed boy

Definition of blue-eyed boy in English:


British informal, chiefly , derogatory
A person highly regarded by someone and treated with special favour: the problem that managers may favour their blue-eyed boys
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  • In the shorter term, if there are deals to be done, he believes it is the hedge funds - currently the blue-eyed boys of the market - who will be making moves.
  • If that wasn't already apparent, the recent case of the blue-eyed boys of American Football, the Dallas Cowboys, brought it into sharp relief.
  • Such celluloid misrepresentation has cast the people as wily torturers of blue-eyed boys, and their homeland as a tropical hellhole.
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