worship the ground someone walks on

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worship the ground someone walks on

Regard someone reverently, as in Jim just worships the ground his father walks on. This hyperbole for deep admiration or romantic feeling was first recorded in 1848.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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