Dying for something - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be dying for (something)
To be desperately longing or hoping for something. I'm dying for a chance to introduce myself—he's one of my favorite actors! It's so bloody hot out, I'm dying for a cold drink.
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I wish I could convince myself the young men and women we mourn are not dying for something
They're dying for something
cultural, not in the sense that they would take a documentary on Schoenberg, but they would consider a film about a violin over 300 years and in five languages.