fond of

idiom

1
: having a liking for or love of (someone or something) : doing (something) a lot
I'm fond of skiing.
She grew quite fond of him.
2
: doing (something) a lot
She's fond of asking silly questions.

Examples of fond of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Politicians are fond of saying diversity is our strength but diversity without unity is a weakness. James O. Cunningham, Orlando Sentinel, 4 July 2024 And then there’s her role as Cassie on Euphoria, a character that Allure is particularly fond of. Anamaria Glavan, Allure, 1 July 2024 And just like Kourtney enjoys looking back at classic family moments, her family is also fond of the classics. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 29 June 2024 These voracious eaters are particularly fond of soybeans and other legumes, alfalfa, broccoli, corn, and apples. Lauren Landers, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for fond of 

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“Fond of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fond%20of. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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