Translation of long for in Spanish:

long for

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
  • [mother/friend] echar de menos, echar en falta, extrañar (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) he was longing for her return estaba deseando que volviera, anhelaba su regreso [literary/literario] she longed for Friday to arrive estaba deseando que llegara el viernes the longed-for moment had arrived había llegado el tan anhelado or esperado momento
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.