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crave to (do something)

To want or long to do something. After all this rain, the kids are craving to play outside.
See also: crave, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

crave to do something

Rur. to want to do something eagerly. I don't crave to ride the roller coaster, thank you. The kids have been craving to see that movie for weeks.
See also: crave, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Abdulla Rashed Alhajeri, founder and chief executive officer, Crave, said: "We are grateful to ADGM for their support in helping bring our concept to life and for providing us with the ecosystem and infrastructure to ensure we have everything we need to succeed."
The Crave Alley creative research and development team that conceptualized the brand's food and drinks are from Technolux, the country's foremost provider of world-class kitchen and laundry equipment, as well as small wares and consumables preferred by the country's top hotels and restaurants.
Truly the way readers consume, share and talk about books has changed greatly, and with Crave we are able to marry new methods of delivery with high-quality, value-added content to engage readers in an entirely new type of experience," says Judith Curr, President and Publisher, Atria Publishing Group.
But she warns that women need to ensure that if they crave unhealthy food, they don't eat too much of it, as a healthy diet is important during pregnancy.
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Chocolate contains the same chemical the brain creates when we feel love, meaning women in particular may crave it because it creates the feeling of being loved.
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From buttermilk pancakes with strawberry sauce to spaghetti and meatballs, THE FOOD YOU CRAVE: LUSCIOUS RECIPES FOR A HEALTHY LIFE takes comfort foods normally rich in fats and carbos and provides a healthier version.
It will be argued, however, that current approaches to the conceptualization and measurement of craving do not adequately capture the "subjective experience" of what it is to crave. To this end, the following section will detail and discuss the primary theoretical models within the craving literature.
* Other helpful suggestions include changing one's taste or smell (many teens say they can smell cigarettes or marijuana when they crave); listening to favorite music or singing; drawing or journaling; mild exercise; keeping a healthy diet; adequate sleep and recreation; positive activities; supportive connections with other recovering peers; and addressing stressors toward resolution.
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Crave Busters, LLC, Los Angeles, CA, has unveiled Crave Busters, a natural product that curbs cravings for sugar and sugar-based foods.