(be) passionate about (something)

When you're "passionate" about something, it means that you care a lot and feel strongly about it. You use this phrase to describe your feelings about an idea, a subject area, or a social cause:

  • passionate about the environment
  • passionate about fashion
  • passionate about helping young people to succeed in life

"Passionate" also can describe the feelings that lovers have toward each other.

This phrase appears in these lessons: