Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) great love or enthusiasm, attraction or desire
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passion for, passionate about
The noun 'passion' can refer to a strong emotion that is difficult to control. "Music always arouses a passion in him." 'Passion' can also refer to an intense desire or enthusiasm for something. "I have an intense passion for cooking." "He has a passion for collecting old books." Passion is also the word usually associated with intense sexual attraction. "The passion between them is noticeable to everyone." In a religious context, 'The Passion' refers to the suffering of Jesus and his death on the cross as told in the Bible. This is known as 'The Passion of Christ'. You will hear this used in both social and professional contexts.
Social Examples (Basic)
I can see by looking at this painting that the artistinvested a lot of passion in his work.
I've been passionate aboutwriting for many years now.
He hadn't seen her for so long, and hedrew her into a passionate embrace.
They kissed each other passionately, so it was embarrassing for everyone else.
They had been married for ten years, sothere wasn't a lot of passion in their relationship.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Our employees are passionateabout their work and look forward to making a difference in people's lives every day.
It takes a lot ofpassion to continually learn while you are working. We try to make it easier with online resources.
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