set one's heart (or hopes) on

set one's heart (or hopes) on
have a strong desire for or to do.

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  • set one's heart on — WANT DESPERATELY, wish for, desire, long for, yearn for, hanker after, ache for, hunger for, thirst for, burn for; informal be itching for, be dying for. → set * * * set one s heart on see under ↑heart • • • Main Entry: ↑set * * * set one s heart …   Useful english dictionary

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