adj (-er, -est)
- 1 (pred)fond
ofsb/sth/ -ingshe's very fond of Sue le tiene mucho cariño a Sue, quiere mucho a Sue he was fond of chocolate le gustaba el chocolate he's a bit too fond of criticizing other people es demasiado aficionado a criticar a los demás to grow fond of sb tomarle cariño a algn, encariñarse con algnMore example sentences
- The dead, as he is very fond of saying, don't care.
- She had grown rather fond of the European drink and found it to be relaxing to sit and sip.
- But over the years as he matured, she grew quite fond of him.
- 2 (before n) 2.1 (loving) [gesture/look] cariñoso they were locked in a fond embrace estaban tiernamente abrazados with fondest regards con mi más sincero afecto 2.2 (indulgent) [parent/husband] demasiado complacienteMore example sentences2.3 (delusive, vain) [hope/illusion] vano
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- Do you have any especially fond memories of those times that you might share?
- He served from 1929 to 1955, leaving behind a legacy of material treasures as well as fond memories.
- Believe it or don't, but Levine seems to have some pretty fond memories from his visits.
- That fond hope never materialised and there was no reason to suppose it would.
- Even in defeat, he sees success and vows to contest again with the fond hope that he will emerge a victor one day.
- In vain, after these things, may we indulge the fond hope of peace and reconciliation.
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