Translation of vena in English:

vena

f

  • 4 4.1 (disposición) en vena poética in a poetic vein darle la vena a algn [familiar/colloquial], le dio la vena y dejó el trabajo she upped and left her job on an impulse [familiar/colloquial], she suddenly decided to leave her job and she did just that cuando le da la vena se pone a pintar when the mood takes him he starts painting estar en vena [familiar/colloquial] to be in the mood si no está en vena es incapaz de escribir una línea if she's not in the mood she can't write a single line tener vena de algo to have the makings of sth tiene vena de músico/profesor he has the makings of a musician/teacher 4.2 (talento) talent

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