long for

Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
long for(
lang
 
for
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to want)
a. ansiar
Johanna said she longs for a baby.Johanna dijo que ansía tener un bebé.
b. desear
You're the woman I long for.Tú eres la mujer que deseo.
c. anhelar
I long for a world at peace.Anhelo un mundo en paz.
2. (to miss)
a. añorar
I long for the days in which we were young, wild, and free.Añoro aquellos días en los que éramos jóvenes, salvajes y libres.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Examples
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
Fun and interactive
Easy to use
Highly effective
Works on any device
Start Learning
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS