pant for

pant for someone or something

Fig. to desire or long for someone or something. My heart is panting for you! I am just panting for some interesting news.
See also: pant
References in classic literature ?
Next, Mulcachy laid hands on him, on his head, on his ears, on his very nose within an inch of his fangs; and he could do nothing but snarl and roar and pant for breath as the noose shut off his breathing.
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