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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Running cool water over a first- or second-degree burn for 20 minutes can cool the skin down, soothe the burn, and prevent further injury.
Aggregate gas burn for co-fired or dual switching units in 2012 was at the highest level over the past five years, with coal burn at its lowest within the same time period, according to SNL Energy data.
Coal burn in 2013 for these units was up nearly 8% year-over-year, with gas burn for the units plummeting 22% during the same period.
Gas burn for the same subset of units from 2009 to 2011 accounted for roughly 3% each year.
Although aggregate coal and gas burn for co-fired and dual-switching units have come closer to the status quo experienced during 2009-2011, certain ISOs and RTOs have maintained 2013 gas burn well above historical levels.
"If we can reduce fuels," says Long, "we stand a better chance of suppression." Landowners can burn for agricultural or silvicultural reasons and homeowners can burn yard trash if the barrel or pit is covered with screen.