Yes, the Republicans yearn to make a mess of any kind at any time.
And do we not yearn to do as they did: enable America to “find its ‘greatness’ again”?
We may yearn for them but they are unreachable now, left in a past that seems almost to belong to a distant planet.
Over 2,000 people graduate from university each year in Bhutan, and they yearn for professional work.
But she is such a big, red-blooded star herself that we yearn for her to take center stage.
All my life hangs on that, I can do nothing else but pray for that—pray for it and yearn for it!
Just as I yearn for happiness myself, so I want the world to be happy as well.
The laborer may be led to despise his well-paid tasks and yearn for their ease, and thus become indolent.
Now I yearn unspeakably toward all with whom I come in contact.
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.