desire

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desire(
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zay
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (want)
a. el deseo
(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).
(M)
I have no desire to work today.No tengo ningún deseo de trabajar hoy.
I write down my secret desires in this diary.Anoto mis deseos secretos en este diario.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to long for)
a. desear
I desire a lot of things in life, but the most important is happiness.Yo deseo muchas cosas en la vida, pero la más importante es la felicidad.
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desire
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el deseo
(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).
(M)
I feel no desire to gono me apetece, provoca nada ir,, no tengo nada de ganas de ir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. desear
to desire (to do) somethingdesear (hacer) algo
it leaves a lot to be desireddeja mucho que desear
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desire [dɪˈzaɪəʳ]
noun
deseo (m);for de;to do sth de hacer algo
I have no desire to see him no tengo el más mínimo deseo de verlo
transitive verb
1 (want) [+wealth, success] desear
to desire to do sth desear hacer algo; it leaves much to be desired deja mucho que desear
2 (sexually) [+person] desear
3 (request)
to desire that ... rogar que ...; to desire sb to do sth rogar a algn que haga algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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