de buena gana

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de buena gana(
deh
 
bweh
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nah
 
gah
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nah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. willingly
Te he dicho cien veces que arregles tu cuarto. Si no lo haces de buena gana, lo harás de mala.I've told you lots of times to tidy up your room. If you don't do it willingly, you'll do it unwillingly.
b. gladly
De buena gana les llevaríamos a la estación, pero tenemos el coche averiado.We'd gladly take you to the station, but our car has broken down.
c. happily
De buena gana me iba contigo a la fiesta en lugar de quedarme en casa estudiando.I'd happily go to the party with you instead of staying at home studying.
d. quite gladly
De buena gana le hubiera dado una torta cuando hizo ese comentario tan grosero.I'd quite gladly have slapped him when he made that rude comment.
e. quite happily
¡No puedo más! De buena gana lo dejaba todo y me iba a vivir a una isla desierta.I can't take any more! I'd quite happily leave everything to go live on a desert island.
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