the shine on the apple -> κόρη οφθαλμού, αδυναμία, υπεραγαπητός, υπεραγαπημένος, αγαπημένο παιδί

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She used it to get into Mike Milligan’s good graces, in hopes he’d take out her tormenter. Instead she came within a hair’s breadth of being killed by him to take revenge against Floyd, again simply because she’s female: “The first-born granddaughter—well, she’s always the shine on the apple.”
https://observer.com/2015/11/fargo-2x07-recap-the-long-walk/

shine your apple
Masturbate, or have oral sex
https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=shine%20your%20apple
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Never heard the expression before, but am sure it has nothing to do with masturbation.  Closest sentiment would probably be "apple of the eye," i.e. loved dearly.



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