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pant for/after sb/sth

UK
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.
Translations of “pant for/after sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 渴望得到,迫切想要…
in Chinese (Simplified) 渴望得到,迫切想要…
(Definition of pant for/after sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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