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Most popular or favoured:‘he is one of Britain's best-loved actors’
best-loved, most-liked, favoured, dearest, treasured, pet, special, closest to one's heartView synonyms
- ‘She is one of America's best-loved writers, and has published over 100 books.’
- ‘Don't miss this chance to see Oscar Wilde's best-loved comedy.’
- ‘The Wellcome Wing of the Science Museum is a major extension to one of London's best-loved institutions.’
- ‘Throughout England he is best loved for 24 lines, "Daffodils", inspired by Dorothy's recalling how they danced along the banks of Ullswater.’
- ‘He won the Military Medal, but was best loved for his ability to cook up "amazing" meals from nothing.’
- ‘In a country particularly in thrall to the cult of sainthood, St Padre Pio stands as one of Italy's most modern and best-loved saints.’
- ‘Cordelia is the youngest and best-loved daughter of King Lear.’
- ‘The World Cup is Earth's biggest and best-loved sports event.’
- ‘From Mary Poppins to Maria in The Sound Of Music, Julie Andrews is undisputedly best loved for her musicals.’
- ‘As Casablanca takes its place among Hollywood's most familiar and best-loved films, it shows that popularity breeds even greater popularity.’
- ‘The iconic British singer's weekly show will feature the world's best-loved songs, from the Fifties through to today.’
- ‘This is an intriguing programme featuring global variations of the world's best-loved fairy tale, Cinderella.’
- ‘He became one of the world's best-loved champions.’
- ‘The playful comedy is one of Shakespeare's best-loved plays.’
- ‘In their day, these three were among the best-loved actors in their company.’
- ‘Kingsley wrote this, his best-loved work, for his youngest son Grenville.’
- ‘The Birds is certainly one of Hitchcock's best-loved masterpieces.’
- ‘He starred in two of the best and best-loved sitcoms in TV history.’
- ‘There's no getting around the fact that coffee's best-loved ingredient, caffeine, is a drug.’
- ‘From inauspicious beginnings, the 50-year-old has become one of the best-loved authors in the world.’
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