ambivalent
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ambivalent(
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bih
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ambivalente
Our boss gave us an ambivalent answer, so we now don't know what to do.Nuestro jefe nos dio una respuesta ambivalente, así que ahora no sabemos qué hacer.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I think he's actually ambivalent about whether he really wants to be president or not.Creo que en realidad tiene sentimientos encontrados sobre si quiere ser presidente o no.
I'm ambivalent about moving to a new country - I would love to, but I will miss my friends a lot.Tengo sentimientos encontrados respecto de mudarme a otro país: me encantaría, pero voy a extrañar a mis amigos.
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ambivalent
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ambivalente
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
ambivalent [æmˈbɪvələnt]
adjective
ambivalente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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