There are 7 translations of like in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /laɪk/

vt

  • 1 (enjoy, be fond of) I/we like tennis me/nos gusta el tenis I/we like apples me/nos gustan las manzanas my sister doesn't like cats a mi hermana no le gustan los gatos did you like the film? ¿te gustó la película? I like you me gustas she likes him, but she doesn't love him le resulta simpático pero no lo quiere she likes them tall le gustan (los hombres) altos I'm not liked here aquí no se me quiere I like that one better me gusta más ese, prefiero ese I like that one best el que más me gusta es ese how do you like your egg? ¿cómo quieres el huevo? I like my meat rare me gusta la carne poco hecha how do you like my dress? ¿qué te parece mi vestido?, ¿te gusta mi vestido? how do you like that? he didn't even say thanks! ¡habráse visto! or ¡qué te parece! no dio ni las gracias how would you like an ice-cream? ¿quieres or (Esp tb) te apetece un helado? how would you like it if someone did that to you? ¿a que no te gustaría or a que no te haría gracia que te lo hicieran a ti? orchids like a damp climate las orquídeas prefieren un clima húmedo I don't like the look of him no me gusta su aspecto or [familiar/colloquial] la pinta que tiene we didn't like the look of the place no nos gustó el aspecto del lugar I don't like it (one little bit) esto no me gusta nada I like it! (joke) ¡muy bueno! (suggestion) ¡buena idea! he wouldn't have liked it if he had lost no le hubiera hecho ninguna gracia perder I like that! [iro] ¡muy bonito! [irónico/ironical], ¡habráse visto! I like his nerve! [iro] ¡qué cara tiene! help yourself to as much as you like o all you like sírvete todo lo que quieras or (Esp tb) lo que te apetezca do as o what you like haz lo que quieras or lo que te parezcato like -ing/to + inf I like dancing me gusta bailar she likes to have breakfast before eight le gusta desayunar antes de las ocho I like to think I speak French quite well yo creo que hablo bastante bien el francés I like to think of myself as fair-minded me considero una persona justa I'd like to think he didn't do it on purpose quiero creer que no lo hizo a propósito she didn't like to ask her parents for money no quiso pedirles dinero a sus padres I don't like to mention it, but … no quiero (tener que) decírtelo pero …to like sb -ing/to + inf she likes everybody running around after her le gusta que todo el mundo ande alrededor de ella we like him to write to us every so often nos gusta que nos escriba de vez en cuando
    More example sentences
    • He was one of those kids who was good looking, clever, good at sport and liked by everybody.
    • I'm liking Craig Ferguson more and more as time goes by.
    • One thing I particularly like about living here is that it's dead quiet at night.
  • 2 (in requests, wishes) querer* we would just like to say how grateful we are queríamos decirle lo agradecidos que estamos would you like a cup of tea/me to help you? ¿quieres una taza de té/que te ayude? I should like you to have it querría or me gustaría que te lo quedaras I'd like two melons, please (me da) dos melones, por favor

vi

  • querer* if you like si quieres, si te parece just as you like, sir como usted diga, señor
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    • However, as I work flat out, it's difficult to find as much time as I'd like for this.
    • He was very special to me and I would like for everybody to know what a wonderful man he was.
    • I have nothing against Mick and would have liked him to stay on as manager until the end of the season.

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There are 7 translations of like in Spanish:

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n

  • 1 (sth liked) her/his likes and dislikes sus preferencias or gustos, lo que le gusta y no le gusta
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    • Explain anything the babysitter needs to know about your child, such as bedtime or feeding routines, ways to comfort and likes and dislikes.
    • Before getting married, we didn't know each other's likes and dislikes, each other's desires to have or not have children, and each other's desires as to state of residency.
    • Joanne, a dementia nurse, noticed that the most anxious and volatile of her charges became calm and happy when their individual likes and dislikes were noticed and respected.
  • 2 (similar thing, person) the like judges, lawyers and the like jueces, abogados y (otra) gente or (otras) personas por el estilo I've never seen/heard the like (of this) nunca he visto/oído cosa igual I doubt we shall ever see its/her like again dudo que volvamos a ver otro/otra igual he doesn't mix with the likes of me/us [colloquial/familiar] no se codea con gente como yo/nosotros
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    • This is not just a movie, it is a cinematic experience the likes of which I have never seen before.
    • You are playing a new breed of football, the likes of which the country has never seen.
    • Hong Kong developers haven't seen the likes of this rental market since 1997.

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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 7 translations of like in Spanish:

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adj

  • [dated or frml] parecido, similar I'm glad we're of like mind on this issue me alegro de que estemos de acuerdo or pensemos igual sobre este asunto people of like minds gente (f) con ideas afines pea

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 7 translations of like in Spanish:

like4

prep

  • 1 1.1 (similar to) como he was like a father to me fue como un padre para mí I want a hat like this one quiero un sombrero como este I heard a noise like (that of) a woman crying me pareció oír a una mujer llorando there was a sound like a distant explosion se oyó como una explosión a lo lejos she's very like her mother se parece mucho or es muy parecida a su madre that photo isn't like you at all! estás completamente distinta en esa foto she said she was 40, but 50's more like it dijo que tenía 40, pero más bien serían 50 try this one — now, that's more like it! prueba con este — ah, esto ya es otra cosa come on, stop crying! blow your nose! that's more like it! vamos, para de llorar, suénate la nariz ¡ahí está! or ¡así me gusta! what's the food like at the hotel? ¿cómo or [familiar/colloquial] qué tal es la comida en el hotel? what's she like as a teacher? ¿cómo or [familiar/colloquial] qué tal es como profesora? you know what she's like in the mornings! ya sabes cómo es por las mañanas she's always like that siempre es así her name's something like Georgina or Edwina se llama algo así como Georgina o Edwina it cost £20, or something like that costó 20 libras o algo así or o algo por el estilo I've never known anything like it! ¡nunca he visto cosa igual! there's nothing like a nice cup of tea! no hay como una buena taza de té 1.2 (typical of) that's not like her: she's normally so punctual es muy raro en ella porque suele ser muy puntual it's not like him to forget ¡qué raro que se le haya olvidado! it's just like you to think of food ¡típico! or ¡cuándo no! ¡tú pensando en comida! 1.3 (as well as) como, al igual que he, like all his brothers, became a sailor él, al igual que or como todos sus hermanos, se hizo marinero
  • 2 2.1 (indicating manner) like this/that así hold it like this ¡agárralo así! don't talk to me like that! ¡no me hables así! 2.2 (in same way as) como don't treat me like a child! no me trates como a un niño I love you like my own son te quiero como si fueras mi hijo 2.3 (in typical manner) como like the gentleman he was, he opened the door for me como buen caballero, me abrió la puerta
  • 3 (such as, for example) como sports like swimming and badminton deportes como la natación y el badminton don't do anything silly, like running away no vayas a hacer una tontería, como escaparte por ejemplo let's do it soon, like tomorrow [colloquial/familiar] hagámoslo pronto, mañana, por ejemplo

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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 7 translations of like in Spanish:

like5

conj

[uso criticado/criticized usage]
  • 1.1 (as if) she looks like she knows what she's doing parece que or da la impresión de que sabe lo que hace they stared at him like he was crazy se quedaron mirándolo como si estuviera loco it sounds like they've already arrived por lo que se oye, parece que ya han llegado 1.2 (as, in same way) como you don't know him like I do tú no lo conoces como yo
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    • I didn't like the idea of it, but the guy was just doing his job, like I was doing mine.
    • The French bounced back really well, like we expected them to as Six Nations champions.
    • When he came in from Saints last season he possibly expected people around him to think like he did.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 7 translations of like in Spanish:

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adv

  • 1.1 (likely) as like as not, she won't come lo más probable es que no venga 1.2 (nearly) this film is nothing like as good as the first esta película no es tan buena como la primera ni mucho menos if it's anything like as cold today … como haga el mismo frío hoy … have you finished? — nothing like ¿has terminado? — ni mucho menos or nada de eso or (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] ni miras champagne? sparkling wine, more like! ¿champán? ¡dirás más bien vino espumante!

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 7 translations of like in Spanish:

like7

exclamation

  • (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] I was only trying to be friendly, like yo solo quería ser amable it was Christmas, like, so we wanted to have some fun era Navidad ¿no? y queríamos divertirnos

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.