covet
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covet(
kuh
-
viht
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to want)
a. codiciar
I have to admit to coveting Johnny's vinyl collection.Tengo que admitir que codicio la colección de vinilos de Johnny.
b. desear
There's no point in coveting an auto like that as you'll never be able to have one.No vale la pena desear un carro así, ya que nunca lo podrás tener.
2. (religious)
a. codiciar
They say you shouldn't covet your neighbor's wife, but sometimes it's difficult not to.Dicen que no hay que codiciar a la esposa del prójimo, pero a veces es difícil no hacerlo.
b. desear
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house.No codiciarás la casa de tu prójimo.
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covet
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. codiciar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
covet [ˈkʌvɪt]
transitive verb
codiciar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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