burn for (someone or something)

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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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If the fire burns for a year or so and covers 5 hectares, then firefighting costs often exceed $1 million.
And, as if to jinx poor old Burns for next time, called his debut feature "the most promising first feature by a Canadian director to come along in years," an endorsement that conjures visions of the sophomore hex that's plagued other promising first-timers (Patricia Rozema, John Pozer, Mina Shum).
5 billion), have today signed a definitive merger agreement for Securitas to acquire Burns for a consideration of SEK 4.