pine for sth/sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pine for sth/sb

phrasal verb with pine uk   us   /paɪn/ verb [I]
to ​want or ​miss something or someone very much: He's still ​pining for his ex-girlfriend.
(Definition of pine for sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pine for sth/sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 渴望得到…, 苦苦思念(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渴望得到…, 苦苦思念(某人)…
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