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You really want the thing, child? (4)


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'you really want' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this defines the answer.

'thing child?' is the wordplay.
'thing' becomes 'it'.
'child?' becomes 'ch' (abbreviation for child).

'the' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for itch that I've seen before include "Irritating pain" , "Yen" , "Constant desire" , "Longing; anag. of 19" , "great desire" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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