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have a thing about sth/sb

informal
to like or dislike something or someone very much: Ben's got a thing about Triumph motorbikes - he's got three of them. She's got a thing about spiders - she won't touch them.
Translations of “have a thing about sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常喜歡…, 特別討厭……
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常喜欢…, 特别讨厌……
(Definition of have a thing about sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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