This page is about the phrasal verb long for.
Meaning: to want something you miss very muchSynonym: yearn for (formal), be dying for (informal)
- long for sth Ever since he left England, Terry has been longing for a plate of traditional English fish and chips.
- long for sth My wife says she longs for stimulating conversation, and when I offer to discuss a serious issue with her, she laughs.
While Jenny was away at college, she often longed for
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Contributor: Matt Errey