This page is about the phrasal verb long for
to want something you miss very much
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
Contributor: Matt Errey