like a moth to the flame

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like a moth to the flame

With intense and immediate attraction. Likened to the attraction of moths to bright lights. We brought out the water slide for the party and the kids came running like moths to the flame. Whenever I park my Ferrari, there's inevitably someone who wants to come gawk at it, like a moth to the flame.
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like a moth to the flame

irresistibly attracted to someone or something.
See also: flame, like, moth
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They were crowded around her like moths to the flame.