pine for

phrasal verb

pined for; pining for; pines for
: to feel very sad because one wants (something) or because one is not with (someone)
She was pining for the old days.
He's pining for his college sweetheart.

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“Pine for.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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