English version

gem in Jewellery topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgemgem /dΚ’em/ ●○○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DCJ (also gem stone) a beautiful stone that has been cut into a special shape syn jewel πŸ”Š precious gems2 BEAUTIFUL/GOOD-LOOKINGsomething that is very special or beautiful πŸ”Š Every single ad in the campaign has been a gem. πŸ”Š The Fortune is a tiny gem of a theatre.gem of πŸ”Š little gems of advice3 HELPa very helpful or special person πŸ”Š Ben, you’re a real gem!
Examples from the Corpus
gemβ€’ But the diamond dealer sold them dud gems and paid dearly for it.β€’ This nondescript little gem across from Arizona Stadium has been languishing in relative obscurity for the last two years.β€’ Finally, let me end a long, but hopefully not tedious, list of routes with a real gem from Skye.β€’ Dubrovnik was a Renaissance gem not only of Croatia but of all Europe.β€’ Chilperic also showed Gregory a gold salver covered with gems, weighing fifty pounds.a ... gem of aβ€’ Hidden behind a plain exterior is a gem of a hotel, with clean and cosy accommodation.β€’ The Fortune is a tiny gem of a theatre where the boxes sit very close to the stage.β€’ This is a gem of a book for any young aspiring artist.