rave about (something)

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rave about (something)

To give wildly enthusiastic praise for something. My mom was really impressed with your cooking—she spent the whole evening raving about it! Everyone raves about this movie, but I thought it was pretty mediocre to be honest.
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rave about someone or something

 
1. to rage in anger about someone or something. Gale was raving about Sarah and what she did. Sarah raved and raved about Gale's insufferable rudeness.
2. to sing the praises of someone or something. Even the harshest critic raved about Larry's stage success. Everyone was raving about your excellent performance.
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rave about

or rave over
v.
To speak or write about something or someone with wild enthusiasm: The dinner guests raved about the roasted duck. The critic raved over the new movie.
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A health counsellor in Toronto who distributes information at raves about the dangers of drug use and the need for responsible/educated drug use (she does not espouse the use of drugs at raves) referred me to an information guide describing the goals and objectives of what is called the Toronto Raver Information Project (TRIP), a community service programme that focuses on educating the rave community.