burn for

burn for (someone or something)

To deeply want, desire, or long for someone or something. I think Frank still burns for Lana, even though they broke up years ago. My kids are all burning for that toy, but unfortunately it's sold out everywhere.
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burn for someone or something

to desire someone or something very much. Jim said he was burning for Sally. I was just burning for another look at her.
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Landowners can burn for agricultural or silvicultural reasons and homeowners can burn yard trash if the barrel or pit is covered with screen.
This summer's gas burn for power generation could reduce the large natural gas storage inventories built up earlier this year during the very warm 2005-2006 winter season.