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tengo muchas ganas de
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (I really long to)
a. I really feel like
Tengo muchas ganas de leer el libro. Recibió muy buenas críticas.I really feel like reading the book. It got very good reviews.
b. I really want to
Tengo muchas ganas de ir a París, pero nunca encuentro el momento.I really want to go to Paris, but it's never the right time.
c. I'd really like to
¿Qué te apetece hacer? - Tengo muchas ganas de bañarme en el mar.What do you feel like doing? - I'd really like to go for a swim in the sea.
d. I'm really looking forward to
Tengo muchas ganas de ver a mis padres en Navidad. Los echo de menos un montón.I'm really looking forward to seeing my parents at Christmas. I miss them terribly.
e. I can't wait for
Tengo muchas ganas de que lleguen las fiestas del pueblo. El año pasado me lo pasé genial.I can't wait for the town's festival to begin. I had a great time las year.
2. (I'm in real need of)
a. I really need to
¿Pararemos pronto? Tengo muchas ganas de ir al baño.Will we stop soon? I really need to go to the bathroom.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Tengo muchas ganas de vomitar. Creo que me sentaron mal los mejillones.I feel really sick. I think the mussels didn't agree with me.
Con todo este balanceo del barco, tengo muchas ganas de devolver.With all the rolling of the ship, I'm really going to be sick.
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