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To be, or to become interested in something - thesaurus


deal in

to be interested in something

wake up

to start to pay more attention to something, or to make people pay more attention to something

have something on the brain

to be very interested in something, so that you keep thinking and talking about it

be big on something

to be very interested in something, or enjoy something a lot

be struck by/with something

if you are struck by/with something, it seems unusual, interesting, or impressive to you

live and breathe something

to be very enthusiastic about a particular activity and spend all the time you can doing it or talking about it

can’t take your eyes off

to be unable to stop looking at someone or something that is attractive, surprising, or interesting



to show a slight interest in an offer or idea



to be interested in something and feel strongly that it is important

leap on

to be immediately very interested in something or very keen to do or have something

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glom onto

Americaninformal to become very interested in something




a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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