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English definition of “pant for/after sb/sth”

pant for/after sb/sth

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verb [I] uk phrasal verb with pant   /pænt/ us  
to want someone or something very much: The newspapers are panting for details of the scandal.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
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