Quick answer
"Like to" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "gustar", and "feel like" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "tener ganas de". Learn more about the difference between "like to" and "feel like" below.
like to
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. gustar
I don't like to cook for only one person.No me gusta cocinar para una sola persona.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
feel like
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to want to)
a. tener ganas de
I feel like going to the movies.Tengo ganas de ir al cine.
b. apetecer
I feel like a salad.Me apetece una ensalada.
2. (to feel similar to)
a. sentir como
I have a terrible headache. I feel like it's in a vice.Tengo un terrible dolor de cabeza. Siento como si estuviera en un torno de banco.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS