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"Looking forward to seeing you" is a phrase which is often translated as "tengo ganas de verte", and "can't wait" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "no poder esperar". Learn more about the difference between "looking forward to seeing you" and "can't wait" below.
looking forward to seeing you
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to address one person)
a. tengo ganas de verte
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Looking forward to seeing you next week. It's going to be so much fun!Tengo ganas de verte la semana que viene. ¡Vamos a pasarlo bárbaro!
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. tengo ganas de verlos (plural, masculine or mixed gender)
Looking forward to seeing you soon. Take care.Tengo ganas de verlos pronto. Cuídense.
b. tengo ganas de verlas (plural, feminine)
Looking forward to seeing you. It's been way too long.Tengo ganas de verlas. Hace demasiado tiempo.
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can't wait(
kahnt
 
weyt
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to anticipate eagerly)
a. no poder esperar
Jamal can't wait until his cousin's birthday party.Jamal no puede esperar a la fiesta de cumpleaños de su primo.
2. (not to be able to delay)
a. no poder esperar
Edith can't wait any longer. She has to leave right now.Edith no puede esperar más. Tiene que irse ahora mismo.
3. (not to be able to hold on)
a. no poder esperar
We can't wait until next week to resolve this. Let's talk now.No podemos esperar hasta la semana que viene para resolverlo. Hablemos ahora.
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