One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The ideal or best possible person or thing for someone or something (used chiefly ironically or in negative statements)‘he thought he was God's gift to women’
- ‘And he also means the unsaid subtext, that America is God's gift to the world by virtue of being the guardian of freedom's sacred flame.’
- ‘So, after four blessings in five years, we decided to make use of another God-given blessing, a modern contraceptive technique made possible by God's gift of human intelligence.’
- ‘It seems that those associated with Big Brother seem to think they are God's gift to documentary, democracy and youth disengagement.’
- ‘She made George feel that he was God's gift to mankind.’
- ‘There were some women who rated themselves higher than they were, who thought they were God's gift.’
- ‘I was trained to do what was in front of me and not to imagine that I was God's gift to the world.’
- ‘It's an insecure profession, where self-doubt is as prevalent and painful as it is necessary (start thinking you're God's gift and you're done).’
- ‘Agassi, for so long God's gift to headline writers, is now 30.’
- ‘What I do know is that all our Account Managers are as snappy and insecure as jack russells on acid, while all the Salesmen think they are God's gift to industry.’
- ‘In my early 20s, I imagined I was God's gift to the badminton world, being full of energy and having played at quite a decent level in the RAF.’
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