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affinity for (someone or something)

A passionate interest in or affection for someone or something. She must have an affinity for women with dark hair because her girlfriends are always brunettes. You can always find Lucy at the library—she has a real affinity for reading.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

affinity for someone or something

a strong preference for something; a strong liking for something. Mary's affinity for classical music accounts for her large collection of recordings.
See also: affinity, for
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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