intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- to yearn to +
infinitive/infinitivoanhelar or ansiar* + infinitive/infinitivohe yearned to go back anhelaba or ansiaba volver to yearn forsth añorar algo she yearns for her native country/his embrace añora su patria/sus abrazosMore example sentences
- My heart aches now, yearning for you to come back and hug me for the last time before you leave.
- My heart yearned for you for months and now its desire is fulfilled!
- I do love this country and I am not about to stop yearning for change and doing what I can to affect a change - but one grows weary.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.