obsessed with

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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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And there is a large segment of the media in Turkey who spend most of their time criticizing the critics of Erdoy-an and accusing them of being obsessed with "one man.
I'm not obsessed with surgery but I'm obsessed with looking the best I can.
A jury was told that he became obsessed with a little girl and sexually abused her.
There was a really popular girl at school and I was obsessed with her," Contactmusic quoted her as telling People magazine.
You can understand why celebs get obsessed with their bodies, the mags are full of "who's eaten all the pies" headlines, followed by "eek, she's a lollipop".
Singer Anette Gil told how she wrote the sing after her exbandmate became so obsessed with the club that he was eventually dumped by his girlfriend.
The psychological thriller sees Beyonce star as Sharon, a woman whose seemingly perfect life unravels when one of her husband's colleagues becomes obsessed with him.
David Crane, 19, carried out the terrifying arson attack after becoming obsessed with shop worker Clare King, 39.
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.
The barely-there idea behind the movie is that Normal Guy Walter (Jim Carrey) reads a book about a man obsessed with the number 23 - it's everywhere
If you re a political junkie who's obsessed with ideology this book might not be for you.
In Fairies, Phryne is asked to solve the murder of Miss Lavender, a writer/illustrator obsessed with fairies, who also writes an advice column for a woman's magazine.
They are just as obsessed with words as their younger counterparts, but unlike the kids in Spellbound, these guys don't have to know what the words mean, just how many letters they have and how many points they're worth.
Asked by Peter Davies, prosecuting, if her mother had become obsessed with her neighbours, Mrs Thomas said, 'I think that Mr Edwards and Miss Jones are obsessed with my mother, absolutely obsessed.
Here is where Bacon's dead flesh lives, in the tattered newspaper clippings of the Kennedy assassination; medical texts showing horrid, peeledaway skin; the occult photographs of the Baron von Schrenck-Notzing; the motion studies of Eadweard Muybridge; film stills; and family snapshots: an encyclopedia for a man obsessed with images, fragments of a passion.