a fan of (someone or something)

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a fan of (someone or something)

Someone who strongly likes, appreciates, supports, 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.
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*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.
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Lee Westwood is also happy the four-time major winner could arrive in Dubai next week with the title already secured, adding: "I'm a big fan of somebody showing the consistency over the whole year and winning it.
So that gentleman is just a big fan of somebody who works in the restroom.
If I'm a big fan of somebody, I prefer to keep at a safe distance because I don't know what I will do," he added.
It's great being a fan of somebody who always lets you know what's going on - if Justin didn't connect with the fans as much as he did I don't think he'd be as popular.
I'm not a fan of Madonna in any way shape or form, but I am a fan of somebody who wants to offer a life to a child and she can offer so much.
"It's a little bit uncool to be a fan of somebody but it was amazing for me to sing with Mariah Carey.