English version

hunger for/after something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhunger for/after something phrasal verbliterary to want something very much The nation was hungering for change. hunger→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hunger
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhunger
he, she, ithungers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhungered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hungered
he, she, ithas hungered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hungered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hunger
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hungered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hungering
he, she, itis hungering
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you, we, theyare hungering
Past
I, he, she, itwas hungering
you, we, theywere hungering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hungering
he, she, ithas been hungering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hungering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hungering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hungering
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