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sought after

In demand; very popular with or desired by a lot of people. To the surprise of some, the product has been greatly sought after since it was first released. Retailers have struggled to maintain stock of the sought after toy. Now that the property market has begun to boom, construction workers are much sought after once again.
See also: after, sought

think greatly of (someone or something)

To have a very good opinion about someone; to hold someone or something in very high regard or esteem. I can tell your last boss thinks very greatly of you, judging from the reference letter she wrote for you. Somehow I doubt the mayor will think too greatly of an article exposing all of his financial details.
See also: greatly, of, think

sought after

Also, much sought after. Very popular, in demand, as in He was much sought after as a throat specialist, particularly by singers. This expression uses the past participle of seek in the sense of "desired" or "searched for." [Late 1800s]
See also: after, sought
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"He will also be greatly missed by all those who have worked with him, both here at the council and his community, where he was a well-known and respected figure."
"Greatly appreciate @ImranKhanPTI's statement yesterday on #Afghanistan," Khalilzad said in a tweet.
The increase in POL prices will automatically see an increase in the freight and transportation charges and the prices of essential kitchen and other commodities will resultantly go up which will greatly squeeze the purchasing power of the people.
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who knows amazing was and greatly "Dan was much loved by everyone at our football club and will be greatly missed, both on and off the pitch.
"I believe that the efforts of HRH Shaikh Sabeeka bint Ebrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty King Hamad and Supreme Council for Women President, have greatly contributed to highlighting the capabilities of women in the country and raising their profile on the international stage," she stated.
Alice will be greatly missed by her beloved sisters Josephine and Betty, brothers-in-law John and Brian, also all nieces, nephews and in-laws.
Critique: "Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead" is a compelling and informative read that should be a part of every personal reading list and community library Self-Help reading collection.
Not surprising either is how other equally important issues are not mentioned greatly like civil liberties, the future of fracking in Britain (that one's gone really quiet) and other matters that will certainly affect most ordinary citizens.
They were ably assisted by the boys of St George's School, West Derby Road, their silver band and They were ably assisted by the boys of St George's School, West Derby Road, their silver band and choir, whose music was greatly appreciated.
The answer was provided by Revolvo, with its SRB split roller bearing design, which greatly reduced the time and cost of the replacement operation.
This occurrence has surprised and dismayed us greatly as we feel that not only is the show a valuable asset to BBC WM as a local show, which showcases local services, but as a charity, Professor Chinn has provided great support for us over the years.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that Russia is a source of peace and stability at both regional and global level and Pakistan greatly values Russia's interest to invest in the energy sector of Pakistan
We benefit greatly from being a member, gaining more in various investments than we pay in.