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gusto
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gusto(
guhs
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do
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (zest)
a. el entusiasmo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Bobby went out on stage and sang with gusto.Bobby salió al escenario y cantó con entusiasmo.
b. las ganas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They played nicely, but they lacked gusto and passion.Tocaron bien, pero les faltaban ganas y pasión.
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gusto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la entusiasmo m, ganas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
with gustocon muchas ganas
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gusto [ˈɡʌstəʊ]
noun
with gusto con entusiasmo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
a gusto
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a gusto(
ah
 
goos
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toh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (well)
a. comfortable
¿Estás a gusto en esa silla? ¿No preferirías sentarte en el sillón?Are you comfortable on that chair? Wouldn't you rather sit in the armchair?
Me siento muy a gusto sentado aquí, enfrente de la chimenea, leyendo un libro.I feel very comfortable sitting here, in front of the fireplace, reading a book.
b. at ease
Me siento a gusto con tus amigos. Son tan agradables.I feel at ease with your friends. They're so nice.
c. at home
¿Te vas a ir a vivir a Madrid? - No, ¿por qué? Aquí en Sevilla me siento muy a gusto.Are you moving to Madrid? - No, why? I feel very much at home here in Seville.
d. relieved
Cuando por fin le conté la verdad a mis padres, me quedé muy a gusto.When I finally told my parents the truth, I felt very relieved.
e. nice
Podríamos almorzar en la terraza, se está muy a gusto al sol.We could have lunch on the terrace. It's very nice in the sun.
2. (with pleasure)
a. willingly
Yo lo hice a gusto. Nadie me obligó.I did it willingly. No one forced me.
b. gladly
Iría muy a gusto a tu boda, pero me resulta imposible. Mi hijo se casa el mismo día.I'd gladly go to your wedding, but I won't be able to. My son is getting married the same day.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Les ayudé muy a gusto. Ya saben ustedes que yo les aprecio mucho.I was very glad to be able to help you. As you know, I'm very fond of you.
Si necesitas que te lleve a la estación, yo lo haré muy a gusto.If you need me to take you to the station, I'll be happy to.
3. (according to the taste)
a. to the taste
Como es natural, la casa está decorada a gusto de los que viven en ella.Naturally, the house is decorated to the taste of those who live in it.
4. (culinary)
a. to taste
Una vez que el caldo esté hirviendo, añadir sal a gusto.Once the broth is boiling, add salt to taste.
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