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adore (one) for (something)
To admire or love one for a certain trait or ability. I adore Jean for her studiousness—she is the hardest worker I've ever met. She adores him for his muscular build and thick head of hair.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
adore someone for doing something
to be in awe of someone for doing something well. Everyone adores Sally for her wonderful sense of humor.
adore someone for having something
to be in awe of someone because of a particular trait or feature. Robert adores Mary for her smiling eyes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.