burn for

burn for (someone or something)

To deeply want, desire, or long for someone or something. I think Frank still burns for Lana, even though they broke up years ago. My kids are all burning for that toy, but unfortunately it's sold out everywhere.
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burn for someone or something

to desire someone or something very much. Jim said he was burning for Sally. I was just burning for another look at her.
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Landowners can burn for agricultural or silvicultural reasons and homeowners can burn yard trash if the barrel or pit is covered with screen.