Friday, 11 March 2011

English Lessons - Crave, Crave for

You don't say you 'crave for' something. You say you 'crave' something. The word 'crave' is never followed by the word 'for' except when used as a noun.


Wrong: She is craving for ice-cream.
Correct: She is craving ice-cream.

Wrong: She craves for ice-cream.
Correct: She craves ice-cream.

Wrong: I am craving for ice-cream.
Correct: I crave ice-cream.

Also correct: She has a craving for ice-cream.

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