Have a thing about

verb phrase

To be especially concerned with, in love, hate, or fascination; be strongly emotional about: She really has a thing about pyramids (1936+)
Be obsessed or preoccupied with something. For example, He has a thing about disorder in the garage, or Bob has a thing about brunettes. [ ; first half of 1900s ]


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