be dying for (something)

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be dying for (something)

To be desperately longing or hoping for something. I'm dying for a chance to introduce myself—he's one of my favorite actors! It's so bloody hot out, I'm dying for a cold drink.
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Those, however, who maintain that there is some "better" way to secure physician aid in dying for terminally ill Americans in great suffering must bear the burden of formulating and presenting that alternative.
The legal issues must be confronted and a legal right to request physician aid in dying for the terminally ill secured.
I'm sure there are dying people who, regardless of the degree of their pain and the extent of their deterioration, still want to delay dying for as long as their individual situations permit.