burning love meaning, burning love definition | English Cobuild dictionary



1       adj   You use burning to describe something that is extremely hot.  
...the burning desert of Central Asia.     
      Burning is also an adverb., adv   ADV adj   (=scorching)  
He touched the boy's forehead. It was burning hot.     
2       adj   If you have a burning interest in something or a burning desire to do something, you are extremely interested in it or want to do it very much.  
ADJ n   (=passionate)  
I had a burning ambition to become a journalist..., She had a burning desire to wreak revenge.     
3       adj   A burning issue or question is a very important or urgent one that people feel very strongly about.  
ADJ n  
The burning question in this year's debate over the federal budget is: whose taxes should be raised?     

wood-burning stove        ( wood-burning stoves    plural  ) A wood-burning stove is the same as a wood stove.      n-count  
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burning, bunting, burn, burnish

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padlocks that couples lock on a bridge or fence among others to symbolise their love
love very much (smth. or smb.)
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
tenderness, love and care
fear of falling in love
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
n. 1. friendly, affectionate love; familial love 2. (astrology) horizon in the Leo/Aquarius axis 3. (sociology) the love between friends
A living being with storge feels a strong sense of duty and is often willing to die to protect this love.
Love bite. A bruise raised on the body of a sexual partner by very hard kissing / biting / sucking.
[Fam.] spelled also hickey
loss of feelings for someone who was formerly loved ; falling out of love
From Greek: an = without ; agape = love
expression meaning that someone who is not happy tends to find comfort in seeing others unhappy too
amour bref, soupir long
amour apprend aux ânes à danser
amour de seigneur n'est pas héritage
à monnaie de cuivre, amour vert de grisé
chacun aime l'arbre qui lui donne de l'ombre
aimez vous les uns les autres comme la vache aime son veau
c'est trop d'aimer quand on en meurt
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