afraid and worried
wanting sth very much
"anxious to see the new show at the museum"
"dying to hear who won"
"spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"
"cast anxious glances behind her"
"those nervous moments before takeoff"
"an unquiet mind"
Anxious for their own safety.
出自： Ld Macaulay
The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.
出自： G. B. Shaw
She was anxious about Leonard, for whom they certainly were responsible.
出自： E. M. Forster
I am anxious about/concerning your health.
I am anxious for your safety.
I am anxious that he shall/should avoid the mistake.
I am anxious that he avoid the mistake.
I am anxious for him to try his best。
误 We were anxious for knowing whether he had arrived safely.
正 We were anxious to know whether he had arrived safely.
析 be anxious for后通常接名词或代词,不接动名词。