envious

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envious(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. envidioso
Jorge was not an envious man and had no desire to be like his wealthy friends.Jorge no era un hombre envidioso y no le atraía en absoluto la vida de sus amigos ricos.
b. de envidia
Greta was aware of the envious looks her outfit was attracting.Greta era consciente de las miradas de envidia que atraía su conjunto.
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envious
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. envidioso(a)
to be or feel envious (of)tener envidia (de)
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envious [ˈenvɪəs]
adjective
[+person] envidioso; [+glance, look, tone] de envidia
to be envious that tener envidia de que; tener envidia porque; she's envious that you have what she doesn't tiene envidia de que tú tengas or porque tú tienes lo que ella no tiene
to cast envious [eyes] an envious [eye] at sth
it makes me envious me da envidia; to be envious of sth/sb tener envidia de algo/algn; envidiar algo/a algn; I am envious of your good luck envidio tu suerte
she was envious of her older sister, who seemed to get all the privileges
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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