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a great one for

Definition of a great one for in English:

A habitual doer of; an enthusiast for: my father was a great one for buying gadgets
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  • My father wasn't a great one for books, although he read the newspaper carefully, listened to radio broadcasts of the news and sport, and encouraged me to read.
  • He was a great one for talking to people and a very amusing character.
  • I'm not a great one for e-mail campaigns and joining in protests, probably mostly because I'm just not a ‘joining’ sort of person, but I found that this horrific story just demands action.
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