muchas ganas
muchas ganas
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (strong hankering)
a. strong desire
Cuando terminé la universidad, estaba con muchas ganas de viajar al extranjero.When I finished college, I felt a strong desire to travel abroad.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Alfredo tiene muchas ganas de ir a Chile para conocer a su sobrina recién nacida.Alfredo really wants to go to Chile to meet his newly-born niece.
Tenía muchas ganas de volver a verte.I couldn't wait to see you again.
Ahora mismo estoy sin muchas ganas de comer nada.I don't really feel like eating anything right now.
2. (real need)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Me levanté con muchas ganas de vomitar.I got up feeling real sick.
Tengo muchas ganas de dormir. Me voy a la cama.I really feel like sleeping. I'm going to bed.
¿Dónde está el baño? Tengo muchas ganas de hacer pipí.Where's the bathroom? I really need a pee.
3. (a lot of enthusiasm)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
El mendigo se comió el pollo con muchas ganas.The beggar ate his chicken heartily.
El entrenador está contento porque ve que los nuevos jugadores le echan muchas ganas.The coach is happy because the new players are very enthusiastic.
Su hijo no es que tenga muchas ganas de aprender, Sr. Álvarez.Your son is not exactly eager to learn, Mr. Alvarez.
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