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  1. Ksenia
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    Hunger for/after

    Hello!
    'Hunger for/after' as a verb means 'to have a great appetite or desire'.
    If I want to say that I'm looking forward to see someone tomorrow, May I say: 'I hunger for/after to see you tomorrow?'
    If so, Are these prepositions equal in their meaning (according this example)? Or Should I use only one of them?

    Thank you very much!

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    Re: Hunger for/after

    Quote Originally Posted by Ksyu-k View Post
    Hello!
    'Hunger for/after' as a verb means 'to have a great appetite or desire'.
    If I want to say that I'm looking forward to see someone tomorrow, May I say: 'I hunger for/after to see you tomorrow?'
    If so, Are these prepositions equal in their meaning (according this example)? Or Should I use only one of them?

    Thank you very much!
    It's just

    I hunger to see you.

    although it would be very strange if someone wrote or said it to another person. It's a very rare usage. If you want a preposition you need to use the gerund "seeing".

  2. Ksenia
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    Re: Hunger for/after

    Thank you a lot, Milena!

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    Re: Hunger for/after

    "I hunger after you" or ".. for you" would indicate desire or lust.

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