like a moth to the flame

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like a moth to the flame

With intense and immediate interest. We brought out the water slide for the party and the kids came running like moths to the flame. Whenever I park my Ferrari, there's inevitably someone who wants to come gawk at it, like a moth to the flame.
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like a moth to the flame

irresistibly attracted to someone or something.
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They were crowded around her like moths to the flame.
But for all their arduous labor, little glory and less pay, it's the great outdoors that draws these packers again and again, like moths to the flame.
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