English version

lust after/for somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlust after/for somebody/something phrasal verb1 ATTRACTED TO somebodyto be strongly sexually attracted to someone, and think about having sex with them She had secretly lusted after him for years.2 WANTto want something very much, especially something that you do not really need This is a car to lust after. lust→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
lust after/for Before Hector is blinded by a lust for glory, he say to Troilus: But value dwells not in particular will.Publishers worldwide must be lusting for it.Hong Kong is a free-wheeling territory where the lust for money has been elevated to a civil religion.It is violence based on a lust for power, a lust which destroys.She had dreamed of this night of lust for seven weeks.The recognition was of her own lust for such objects.Have you secretly been lusting after their time slot?If the Monster's lust for what is mine ended there, with my material possessions, I could stand it.
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Verb table
lust
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylust
he, she, itlusts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylusted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave lusted
he, she, ithas lusted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad lusted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill lust
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have lusted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam lusting
he, she, itis lusting
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you, we, theyare lusting
Past
I, he, she, itwas lusting
you, we, theywere lusting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been lusting
he, she, ithas been lusting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been lusting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be lusting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been lusting
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