have an appetite

See: desire
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For my part, I'm a savage beast, and have an appetite for all sorts of poor little living creatures, from a chipmunk to fat babies.
I am sure I don't know, but I have heard that two or three dozen native lobsters give an appetite, though that comes to the same thing after all, for I suppose you must have an appetite before you can take 'em.
Simms continues, "If two consumers in the same region both have an appetite for scrap, there's only so much scrap available in a region or available to move into a region.