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long for
verb + preposition + object

Translation of long for in Spanish:

  • (mother/friend)
    echar de menos
    echar en falta
    extrañar (esp Latin America)
    he was longing for her return
    estaba deseando que volviera
    anhelaba su regreso [literary]
    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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