pant for/after sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pant for/after sb/sth

phrasal verb with pant uk   us   /pænt/ verb [I]
to ​want someone or something very much: The ​newspapers are ​panting for ​details of the ​scandal.
(Definition of pant for/after sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pant for/after sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 渴望得到,迫切想要…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渴望得到,迫切想要…
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