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something is (like) a religion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsomething is (like) a religionsomething is (like) a religionINTERESTEDused when saying that something is very important to someone and they are extremely interested in it and spend a lot of time doing it, watching it etc Football was a religion in my family. religion
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something is (like) a religionIf there is a theme here, it is religion.But Cirrito is quick to point out that Rastafarianism is a religion, whereas reggae is a beat.This form of witchcraft is a religion of the earth.
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