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thirst after/for sth

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verb uk phrasal verb with thirst   /θɜːst/ us    /θɝːst/
to feel very strongly that you want and need a particular thing: to be thirsting for justice/truth/adventure
Translations of “thirst after/for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 渴求,渴望…
in Chinese (Simplified) 渴求,渴望…
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