- 1.1 (fondness) liking (
forsth) afición (feminine)( aalgo) 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 algoMore example sentences1.2 (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
- 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.
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...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.