be fond of

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be fond of(
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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. (to like)
a. gustar
I've always been very fond of chocolate.Siempre me ha gustado mucho el chocolate.
2. (to feel affection for)
a. tener cariño a
Alice is very fond of her neighbor, Sarah. She will miss her now that she's moving abroad.Alice le tiene mucho cariño a su vecina, Sarah. La va a extrañar ahora que se muda al exterior.
b. querer
My daughter is very fond of her teacher. She describes her as a demanding but fair person.Mi hija quiere mucho a su maestra. La describe como una persona exigente pero justa.
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