tener ansias de

tener ansias de(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (followed by an infinitive)
a. to yearn to
Después de todos estos meses separados, tengo ansias de ver a mi esposo de nuevo.After all these months apart, I yearn to see my husband again.
b. to long to
Ahora que ha acabado la guerra, los refugiados tienen ansias de volver a su país y reunirse con sus familias.Now that the war is over, the refugees long to return to their country and be reunited with their families.
2. (followed by a noun)
a. to yearn for
Los jóvenes tienen ansias de libertad e independencia. Es natural.Young people yearn for freedom and independence. It's only natural.
b. to long for
Ahora que soy viejo, solo tengo ansias de paz y tranquilidad.Now that I'm an old man, I just long for peace and quiet.
c. to thirst for
Todos estos políticos solo tienen ansias de poder.All these politicians are just thirsting for power.
d. to crave for
Habían asesinado a toda su familia, y él tenía ansias de venganza.His whole family had been murdered, and he was craving for revenge.
e. to crave
No tengo ansias de riqueza. Solo quiero ser feliz.I don't crave wealth. I just want to be happy.
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