And do we not yearn to do as they did: enable America to “find its ‘greatness’ again”?
Second was “the struggle in the greater Middle East between those who yearn for freedom and those who seek to crush it.”
The agglomeration of data, however, is not offering a clear picture to economists and policymakers who yearn for one.
Over 2,000 people graduate from university each year in Bhutan, and they yearn for professional work.
We all yearn for some sort of control over our fate and our lives, and we can all sympathize with that.
All my life hangs on that, I can do nothing else but pray for that—pray for it and yearn for it!
Others may yearn for the strenuous life, but not your humble servant.
The laborer may be led to despise his well-paid tasks and yearn for their ease, and thus become indolent.
He had yearned for it, as a child might yearn for a plaything.
Oh, you cannot guess how I long, how I yearn, to view that child under the holy fostering eyes of a woman.
Old English geornan (Mercian), giernan (West Saxon), giorna (Northumbrian), from Proto-Germanic *gernijanan (cf. Gothic gairnjan "to desire," German begehren "to desire"), from *gernaz (cf. Old High German gern, Old Norse gjarn "desirous," Old English georn "eager, desirous," German gern "gladly, willingly"), from PIE root *gher- "to like, want" (see hortatory). Related: Yearned; yearning.