yearn
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yearn(
yuhrn
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to desire)
a. anhelar
Five years ago I yearned to live the life that I am living now.Hace cinco años anhelaba vivir la vida que vivo ahora.
b. ansiar
Eric yearns for the nighttime when he will once again be in the arms of his beloved.Eric ansía la noche, cuando estará una vez más en los brazos de su amada.
c. añorar
The hot summer sun makes me yearn for the Caribbean, where I lived for a while.El sol ardiente del verano me hace añorar el Caribe, donde viví un tiempo.
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yearn
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to yearn for something/to do somethinganhelar algo/hacer algo
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yearn [jɜːn]
intransitive verb
to yearn for [+native land, person] añorar; [+freedom] anhelar; to yearn to do sth anhelar hacer algo; ansiar hacer algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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