burn for (someone or something)

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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: burn, for
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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