Ache for - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
ache for (someone or something)
1. To feel a strong desire for someone or something. She ached for the companionship of her husband when he was deployed overseas.
2. To feel profound sadness or empathy for someone. I ache for those little children who just lost their parents in a car accident.
ache for someone or something and hurt for someone or something
Fig. to desire someone or something very much. (So much that it "hurts.") Jim ached for the sight of Mary, whom he loved deeply.
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punctatus could be used as a biomarker for monitoring the presence of insecticide (Agrahari et al., 2006) and there is a possibilitythat AChE from this organism could be used as a newsource of AChE for
the detection of insecticides.
(16) One study published in 2005 by Adebamowo and colleagues found a positive association with ache for
intake of total milk and skim milk, based on data from 47,355 women who completed questionnaires on their diet during high school).
GEORGE Bush wept yesterday as he told the families of two soldiers killed in Afghanistan: "We ache for you."
Wiping a tear from his cheek he said: "I know your heart aches and we ache for your son and brother."
Our hearts ache for
those who suffer, and we want to do anything by any means to stop it.