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1(person) envidioso(expression) (lleno) de envidiaI must say I'm envious — la verdad es que te envidio
- it makes me so envious when I think about it! — ¡me da una envidia pensarlo!
- to be envious of sth/sb — envidiar algo/a algn
- he was envious of his brother's good luck — envidiaba la suerte de su hermano
- My best friend when I was growing up had three sisters and I was very envious at the easy, relaxed manner he had around girls.
- It also creates a jealous and envious society, as we try to outdo each other.
- People who are envious or jealous seem to be in a perpetual state of suffering and anguish.
- Even then, her silent beauty had received admiring appraisals and envious glances.
- She is jealous and she is envious and she can not stand the thought of losing you.
- The envious and ungrateful do not really want to know the truth, since it would disturb their hatreds.
- He still had the women swooning, the men in the audience casting envious glances and the youngsters in awe.
- Everyone looks at you and gives you those admiring and envious glances.
- His effortless command of audiences would make even the greatest public speaker envious.
- Housing renovation has all been done by housing agencies, leaving council tenants to cast envious glances.
- It also has a bad side because I am not liked by many people who are jealous and envious of me.
- He also had a way with words that made this writer envious more than once.
- The freedom of an individual to create wealth and spend it without envious attacks is a value that we all should be united in protecting.
- I'm envious of someone who is able to make a living as a reader-writer.
- You are beginning to discover that some people can be jealous and spiteful and envious.
- I am deeply envious, more so since I learned that the show closed today.
- Know that the person of whom you are jealous or envious has done some good deeds in the past and is now reaping the fruit.
- After all you have to be envious of somebody to feel jealous of them, right?
- The envious look on my fellow competitors' faces reflected my own view: I was going to win this race hands down.
- He can't help but be envious of those in the private sector - there is the great temptation.
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