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Passion, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPassion, thethe PassionPassion, the noun tech πŸ”Š πŸ”Š the suffering and death of Christpassionpas‧sion /ˈpΓ¦ΚƒΙ™n/ ●●○ W3 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable, uncountable]FEEL HAPPY/FRIGHTENED/BORED ETC a very strong feeling of sexual love β†’ desire πŸ”Š His eyes were burning with passion.passion for πŸ”Š her passion for a married man2 [countable, uncountable] a very strong belief or feeling about somethingwith passion πŸ”Š He spoke with considerable passion about the importance of art and literature. πŸ”Š The issue arouses strong passions.3 [countable]LIKE somebody OR something a very strong liking for somethingpassion for πŸ”Š his passion for football πŸ”Š Gardening was her great passion.4 β†’ fly into a passion β†’ crime of passion at crime(5)COLLOCATIONS – Meaning 2: a very strong belief or feeling about somethingadjectivesgreat passionThe orchestra plays with great passion.strong passionsIn this area, the issue has already stirred strong passions.verbsarouse/stir passions (=cause strong feelings in people)The case aroused passions throughout the country.phrasespassions run high (=people are very excited, angry, or upset)The judge's decision is expected today and passions are running high.COLLOCATIONS – Meaning 3: a very strong liking for somethingadjectivesa great passionBirds were my great passion.a lifelong passionHis lifelong passion for natural history began in childhood.a consuming passion (=a very strong interest, or something you are very interested in)The young Wordsworth had a consuming passion for poetry.For years, acting and the stage had been his consuming passion.verbshave a passion for somethingShe had a passion for music.indulge your passion for something (=do something that you enjoy doing very much)The money enabled him to indulge his passion for horses.
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passionβ€’ Man himself has a passion for power that brings on a strange and noxious malady.β€’ She hated her ex-husband with a passion.β€’ He throws himself into his art with a creative passion.β€’ Despite his passion for Carolyn, Mark never seriously considered leaving his wife for her.β€’ Stewart was a versatile artist; painting was his lifelong passion and his pictures can serve as a guide to his career.β€’ a sermon full of passion and inspirationβ€’ Wives in the land of the Rising Sun enjoy half as many nights of passion as their Western sisters.β€’ Acting is Turturro's passion.β€’ He loved her still, with just the same passion as he always had.β€’ Who will protect minorities against the passions and tyranny of the popular majority?β€’ All the passion in their marriage has died.β€’ I remember my teacher dutifully emphasizing that the two were, indeed, married before they consummated their passion.β€’ There is a common prejudice in this country that Italians display their passions more readily than the English.β€’ In 1987, the consensus is that everything must be stamped with soul and franked with passion.β€’ All of this may help to explain why I support with passion the reforms proposed by David Blunkett earlier this week.passion forβ€’ the Finns' passion for saunasβ€’ Her novel is about a man's passion for a woman who is already married.strong passionsβ€’ The missing don certainly seemed to inspire strong passions, Loretta reflected.
PassionPassion noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ the Passion
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Passionβ€’ On Friday the Passion will be celebrated at 3.00 p.m.β€’ Their lead actor-director transforms the stuffy original into a modern telling of the Passion.
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