May 2014

ache for

Ache for, /eɪk fə/, ached, ached, achingAche for sth to want something very much, and feel very unhappy that you cannot have it:Suddenly his heart ached for the sight of his native country. Ache for sbIf you ache for someone you love you feel very unhappy because you cannot be with them: He ached for […]

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abide by

abide by sth, /əˈbʌɪd/ ,(formal) to accept rules, a law, an agreement, a decision, etc. and obey them/it.Members must abide by the rules of the club. Tyson promised to abide by the terms and conditions of his release.Ex: abide by rules, the law, a decision.Similar to: observe (formal), stick to, keep to (BrE), comply with

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