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tener muchas ganas 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
a. to really want to
Tengo muchas ganas de ir a la fiesta de Cecilia, pero tengo que trabajar.I really want to go to Cecilia's party, but I have to work.
b. to really feel like
Pensé que no comías carne roja. - Usualmente no, pero tengo muchas ganas de una hamburguesa ahora mismo.I thought you didn't eat red meat. - I usually don't, but I really feel like eating a burger right now.
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