have a thing about

have a thing about
have a thing for/about/informal phrase
to have very strong feelings about someone or something, especially feelings that are unusual or unreasonable

I have a thing about flying in planes; it scares me.

Thesaurus: to feel an emotionsynonym
Main entry: thing

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informal have an obsessive interest in or dislike of

she had a thing about men who wore glasses


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  • have a thing about — (something/someone) 1. to like something or someone very much or to be very interested in them. I ve got a thing about jackets I must have twenty or so in my wardrobe. He s got a thing about blondes. 2. to hate something or someone, or to be… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a thing about — (something) to have a strong opinion about something. I ve always had a thing about fresh raspberries, so now I grow them in my garden. She won t come to the beach with me because she has a thing about getting sand between her toes. Usage notes:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a thing about something — have a thing about (something/someone) 1. to like something or someone very much or to be very interested in them. I ve got a thing about jackets I must have twenty or so in my wardrobe. He s got a thing about blondes. 2. to hate something or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a thing about someone — have a thing about (something/someone) 1. to like something or someone very much or to be very interested in them. I ve got a thing about jackets I must have twenty or so in my wardrobe. He s got a thing about blondes. 2. to hate something or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a thing about something — have a thing about (something) to have a strong opinion about something. I ve always had a thing about fresh raspberries, so now I grow them in my garden. She won t come to the beach with me because she has a thing about getting sand between her… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a thing about somebody — have a ˈthing about sb/sth idiom (informal) to have a strong like or dislike of sb/sth in a way that seems strange or unreasonable • She has a thing about men with beards. Main entry: ↑thingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a thing about something — have a ˈthing about sb/sth idiom (informal) to have a strong like or dislike of sb/sth in a way that seems strange or unreasonable • She has a thing about men with beards. Main entry: ↑thingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a thing about — informal a peculiar attitude or feeling toward smth She has a thing about cats. Source: (Arakin 4, 80) …   Idioms and examples

  • have a thing about — informal have a preoccupation or obsession with. → thing …   English new terms dictionary

  • have a thing for — have a thing for/about/informal phrase to have very strong feelings about someone or something, especially feelings that are unusual or unreasonable I have a thing about flying in planes; it scares me. Thesaurus: to feel an emotionsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

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