no tengo ganasphrase
1. (used with "de")
No tengo ganas de ver la tele. Prefiero leer un libro o pasear.I don't feel like watching TV. I'd rather read a book or take a walk.
b. I don't want
No voy a pelear o discutir contigo. No tengo ganas de problemas.I'm not going to fight or argue with you. I don't want any trouble.
No tengo ganas de ir a su boda, pero no tengo otro remedio.I have no desire to go to her wedding, but I have no alternative.
2. (used as an answer)
¿Vamos con ellos al cine? - Ahora mismo no tengo ganas, pero tú puedes ir si quieres.Shall we go to the movies with them? - I don't feel like it right now, but you can go if you want.
¿Por qué no quieres hablar con él? - No tengo ganas.Why won't you speak to him? - I don't want to.
c. I'm fine
¿Quieres un poco de helado? - No, gracias. No tengo ganas.Would you like some ice cream? - No, thanks, I'm fine.
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