- (predicative) to be averse
tosomethingser reacioI'm not averse to the idea of … aalgono me disgusta la idea de …would you be averse to answering a few questions?
no soy reacio a la idea de …¿tendría inconveniente en contestar unas preguntas?she's very averse to criticismdetesta que la critiquenI'm not averse to the occasional cigarme gusta fumarme un puro de vez en cuandoExample sentences
- Strong and aggressive, he is not averse to a bit of shirt pulling and uses his arms effectively to hold off defenders.
- Now some of you may know that if an opportunity arises of a little fun with a person of the opposite sex I'm not averse, rare as it is.
- Some will be risk averse, others close to retirement and unwilling to jeopardise their futures.
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