yearn for
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yearn for
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. (general)
a. anhelar
For years I have yearned for a family of my own.Por años he anhelado una familia mía.
b. ansiar
I yearn for my whole family to be healthy.Ansío que toda mi familia sea sana.
c. añorar
It isn't enough to yearn for peace. We have to fight to achieve it.No es suficiente añorar la paz. Tenemos que luchar para lograrla.
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