be dying to (do something)

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be dying to (do something)

To be eager and excited to do something. The kids were dying to go on another roller coaster, so I told them to get in line while I sit for a minute. My 16-year-old is just dying to learn how to drive.
See also: dying

be ˈdying for something/to do something

(informal) want to have or do something very much: I’m dying for a drink.She’s heard so much about you. She’s dying to meet you.
See also: dying, something
References in classic literature ?
But make haste, Senora Trifaldi; for it is late, and I am dying to know the end of this long story.
If we make haste, we shall pass by them presently, and I am dying to show you my hat.
They say he is so agreeable in private life; I am dying to know him.
I'll look into the drawing-room by accident--I am dying to be introduced to her
cried Maria, the instant the door had closed; "and I am dying to know how you like him
don't linger behind: in the name of all delightful fruits, I am dying to be at them.
If there is a director I am dying to work with I will work extra hard and do that film," she added.
Am dying to build it," Musk wrote in a Twitter post.
I am dying to see how everybody reacts to it because we have tried to make the film under the radar.
I am dying to get into those packs, I managed to open around 40 before the game fully crashed on me.
I am dying to get back into the ring," Jitender said.
In common with the Prince and many others I too hoped that Leicester City would win the Premiership and yes, I am dying to see Newcastle United avoid relegation.
I am dying to get back into that team and hopefully I have given myself an opportunity to get in.
I got them done for the Brits and I am dying to get them off because I can't chop an onion" - Singer Paloma Faith on her red fingernails with gold tips.
I am dying to play some four-day stuff and feel I can learn a lot from it," explained Finch, who is yet to make his Test debut, but has punished England with his hard hitting in the shorter forms of the game.