be dying for something/to do something
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.
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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.
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