crave
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crave(
kreyv
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to desire)
a. ansiar
Surely you must crave some company after being single for so long.Seguro que ansías compañía tras tanto tiempo soltero.
b. tener ansias de
I am currently taking a medication to prevent me from craving cigarettes.Me estoy medicando para evitar tener ansias de fumar.
c. tener antojo de (food)
Being away from home is making me crave my mother's cooking even more.Estar fuera de casa me hace tener aun más antojo de la cocina de mi madre.
2. (to ask for)
a. implorar
May I crave your pardon? I hadn't realized that you were a king.Imploro su perdón. No me había dado cuenta de que era rey.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to desire)
a. anhelar
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
When he discovered who killed his father, he craved for revenge.Cuando descubrió quién mató a su padre, anheló venganza.
b. ansiar
The artist desperately craved for the ability to express himself through his work.El artista ansiaba desesperadamente poder expresarse a través de su trabajo.
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crave
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (affection, a cigarette)
a. ansiar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a.
to be craving foransiar
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crave [kreɪv]
transitive verb
1 (also crave for) [+food] tener antojo de; [+affection, attention] reclamar
2 (beg) [+pardon] suplicar; [+permission] implorar; rogar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "crave"
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I crave a love so deep the ocean would be jealous
ansío un amor tan profundo que el mar tendría celos
I crave you
te anhelo
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