have a lot of time for somebody/something
have a lot of time for (someone or something)
To appreciate and respect someone or something. I always have a lot of time for Marie because her vibrant spirit is just infectious.
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have a lot of ˈtime for somebody/something(informal, especially British English) like, admire or respect somebody/something very much: I’ve got a lot of time for the police. I think they’ve got a very difficult job.
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