me da la gana
me da la gana
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. I feel like it
A mí Carmen no me pide que le cocine. Yo lo hago porque me da la gana.Carmen doesn't ask me to cook for her. I do it because I feel like it.
b. I want to
¿Por qué quieres estudiar teatro? - Porque me da la gana. Es algo que me gusta, ¿cuál es el problema?Why do you want to study theater? - Because I want to. It's something I like, what's the big deal?
c. I please
Ahora que soy rey, hago lo que me da la gana y nadie me dice nada.Now that I'm king, I do as I please and no one says a thing.
d. I like
¿Segura que no quieres pedir las quesadillas de entrada? - Sí, segura. No como queso y voy a pedir lo que me da la gana.Are you sure you don't want to get the quesadillas as an appetizer? - Yes, I'm sure. I don't eat cheese and I'm going to order whatever I like.
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