echar de menos
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echar de menos(
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chahr
 
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meh
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to long for)
a. to miss
Echo de menos a mi país y a su gente.I miss my country and its people.
2. (to feel that something is missing)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Echo de menos un buen índice en este libro.A good index would be really helpful in this book.
Echo de menos un poco más de entusiasmo en los jugadores.I feel the players should be a bit more enthusiastic.
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