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obsessed with (someone or something)

Excessively or solely focused on, preoccupied with, or infatuated with someone or something. For as long as I've known him, Dan has been obsessed with making money. I think it's because he grew up in poverty. A few of my fans seem obsessed with me, but I think they're harmless.
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*obsessed with someone or something

preoccupied with someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) Kathy was obsessed with the kitten. Roger was obsessed with Kathy.
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"I am so excited to launch my Obsess capsule at JCPenney and help girls feel confident and comfortable."
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Throughout the week employees from all of the Jazz's regional and head office posted their testimonials about being customer obsessed - what it means to them and how it influences their line of work
Many people argue that being obsessed isn't a good thing.
"He was also obsessed with Israel," added the father, before making some bizarre claims of his own against Israel.
Just like the previous defenders of military tutelage, there are people today defending one-man rule and blaming the people who criticize the president for violating the Constitution every single day for "being obsessed with Erdoy-an." That is to say, there is no problem with Erdoy-an's place within the parliamentary regime but those who criticize him for using powers that he actually doesn't have are "obsessed with Erdoy-an."
SLIGHTLY obsessed with Eddie Izzard's rticle when I was in my early 20s.
Matthew Schulman next month, and would cost the obsessed model approximately 30,000 dollars.
"I was obsessed with soldiers, wanting to be a soldier.
She is so obsessed with her baby, she doesn't want to do anything else but be with him.
Alan Edwards, 75, who served in the army for 20 years, was said to be obsessed with sex in his younger years.
Summary: Beyonce says new movie Obsessed was a step outside her "comfort zone".
Robin is in his late thirties and wonders if his generation was the last of the truly obsessed pop kids.
MAGGIE, Sunderland, Although Glenda may be concerned with pensioners maintaining an active post-retirement lifestyle, (including post-retirement working), I do appreciate that other posters may be obsessed with the plethora of freebies which are awarded to pensioners, (such as TV licence, travel), and which may impact on their benefits.