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liking

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪkɪŋ/

Translation of liking in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (fondness) liking (for sth) afición (feminine)(a algo) my liking for sweets mi afición a los dulces she's always had a liking for reading siempre ha sido aficionada a la lectura, siempre le ha gustado leer to take a liking to sb tomarle or (especially Spain/especialmente España) cogerle* simpatía a algn to take a liking to sth tomarle or (especially Spain/especialmente España) cogerle* el gusto a algo
    Example sentences
    • A liking for birds is an ineluctable aspect of being human.
    • I developed a liking for devotional songs of the Goddess from childhood.
    • Hong Kong people seem to have a liking for older candidates.
    1.2 (satisfaction) gusto (masculine) to be to sb's liking ser* del gusto or del agrado de algn it's too sweet for my liking es demasiado dulce para mi gusto I'm sorry the meal wasn't to your liking siento que la comida no haya sido de su agrado

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