Ache for - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
ache for someone or something and hurt for someone or something
Fig. to desire someone or something very much. (So much that it "hurts.") Jim ached for the sight of Mary, whom he loved deeply.
ache for somebody/something
to feel desire or regret about someone or something I ache for home, the smell of bread baking, rain hitting the porch roof - even the smell of the hen house. We ache for the victims of war who have lost family, friends, and their homes.
References in periodicals archive
GEORGE Bush wept yesterday as he told the families of two soldiers killed in Afghanistan: "We ache for you.
Wiping a tear from his cheek he said: "I know your heart aches and we ache for your son and brother.
Our hearts ache for
those who suffer, and we want to do anything by any means to stop it.
When you get through the image, there beats the heart of a very traditional woman who aches for what millions of other women ache for
- a child and a family.