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.
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In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.