carry a torch for

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To love or to be romantically infatuated with, especially when such feelings are not reciprocated

Lachey, for his part, seems to still carry a torch for his estranged wife.

{f} feel love for someone who doesn't reciprocate, feel an aching love which is not reciprocated; be in love with someone without reciprocation; be romantically interested in a person; carry on a cause
carry a torch
{f} feel love for someone who doesn't reciprocate, feel an aching love which is not reciprocated; be in love with someone without reciprocation; be romantically interested in a person; carry on a cause
carry the torch for
be in love with (generally without having the affection returned)
carry a torch for

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    car·ry a torch for

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    käri ı tôrç fôr

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    /ˈkarē ə ˈtôrʧ ˈfôr/ /ˈkæriː ə ˈtɔːrʧ ˈfɔːr/

    Etimoloji

    () From the metaphor of a burning flame, to keep a fire burning. The association of a torch with love may date to the Greek and Roman tradition of a wedding torch, – lit in the bride’s hearth on her wedding night, then used to light the hearth in her new home. Such a torch is associated with the Greek god of marriage Hymenaios|Hymenaios]].

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