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be obsessed with (someone or something)

To be solely or excessively fixated on 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 her fans are totally obsessed with her, stalking every aspect of her private life.
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become obsessed with (someone or something)

To become solely or excessively fixated on or infatuated with someone or something. Dan became obsessed with making money when he was a kid because of how poor his family was. One fan became so obsessed with the pop star that he began stalking every aspect of her private life.
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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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