ser aficionado
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to be nonprofessional) 
¿Eres pintor profesional? - No, solo soy pintor aficionado.Are you a professional painter? - No, I'm just an amateur painter.
2. (to be an enthusiast of; used with "a") 
Mis hijas son aficionadas al baloncesto, y juegan en el equipo local.My daughters are keen on basketball, and they play in the local team.
Soy muy aficionado a la lectura gracias a mi abuelo, que también lo era.I'm very fond of reading thanks to my grandfather, who was as well.
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