a fan of (someone or something)

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a fan of (someone or something)

Someone who strongly likes, appreciates, supports, and/or is interested in someone or something. You might find this hard to believe, but Cheryl's a big fan of heavy metal. I'm a big fan of Jen's new boyfriend—especially after the parade of losers she's brought home over the years! Sorry, but I'm not really a fan of Art Deco.
See also: fan, of

*fan of someone

to be a follower of someone; to idolize someone. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) My mother is still a fan of the Beatles. I'm a great fan of the mayor of the town.
See also: fan, of
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after an exhaust fan of one of the restaurants on the ground floor of the terminal short-circuited.
"I'm not a big fan of one player starting the season with one club and then a couple of weeks later the window is open, he moves to another club and he plays against his former club - I really don't like that.
You buy it to put it in your hair and wash it out, like the Spice Girls" Singer Tom Meighan appears to be no fan of One Direction.
The Brazil international said that he is a huge fan of One Direction and branded them as an 'excellent band'.
Ali, who has been a fan of one of the greatest football clubs in the world for over 20 years, was ecstatic to hear the news, saying: "This has to be the greatest win of my life, I have always dreamt of owning an authentic autographed jersey by all the players, ever since I attended the first game back in 2006.
The "One Direction to a Beautiful Smile" contest allows anyone who is a fan of One Direction to post their best smile online and encourage their friends to vote.
Although I'm often wrong, I can usually spot the losers, especially, when a competitor admits to being a keen fan of one of the big football teams.Ten to one, he'll be off well before half-time.
Here's her top tips for fitness: # Get into a routine that works for you, like Lisa's favourite situps, ``because you can feel them working'' # Alternate your workouts, ``work on all body areas, not just one'' # Eat a balanced diet, ``I believe in maintaining a balance; Monday to Friday I eat healthy, weekends I enjoy myself'' Lisa's a fan of one of Race For Life's sponsors, Nivea, too, saying ``even with a hectic lifestyle I still find 5 minutes a day to cleanse, tone and moisturise my skin''.