Translation of fond in Spanish:


Pronunciation /fɑnd//fɒnd/

adjectivefondest, fonder

  • 1

    fond of sb/sth/-ing
    • she's very fond of Sue le tiene mucho cariño 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
    • Blakiston wrote short stories, of which for a time I was very fond.
    • And this presents on screen the kind of duality of which Brecht was so fond on the stage.
    • Moreover, Shyamalan seems to be too fond of withholding information from the audience.
    • But over the years as he matured, she grew quite fond of him.
    • As they are fond of pointing out here, don't run from hurricanes; they drink hurricanes.
    • Some writers' memoirs make you so fond of them that you wish you knew them personally.
    • I also became rather fond of a very saucy mouse in my office.
    • I've never been particularly fond of the gender politics in his work.
    • Maybe they're guilty of collective naivete, but I've grown fond of American optimism.
    • And a few pages later, he offers one of those partial explanations of which historians are so fond.
    • Nevertheless, as leading economists are fond of pointing out, the dollar remains king.
    • She was quick to notice that one of Bingley's sisters seemed quite fond of Mr. Darcy.
    • He is fond of the occasional drink and is considered to be good company.
    • We seem overly fond of " Zen " imagery these days.
    • She had grown rather fond of the European drink and found it to be relaxing to sit and sip.
    • Pundits and politicians are fond of referring to the campaign as a conversation between the candidates and the public.
    • The dead, as he is very fond of saying, don't care.
    • He was becoming too fond of her nickname; they weren't that friendly, yet.
    • Somehow, I didn't think Noriko would be particularly fond of either idea.
    • When tipsy or sober, the painter and Jew was mild, charming and fond of quoting Dante.
  • 2

    • 2.1(loving)

      (gesture/look) cariñoso
      they were locked in a fond embrace estaban tiernamente abrazados
      • with fondest regards con mi más sincero afecto
      • This was all of course when I was the better part of twelve, and it is something I can look back on now with fond amusement.
      • All of those fond recollections makes it so nice to go back there year after year.
      • Does this illustrate the concept of " absence makes the heart grow fonder"?
      • He has few fond recollections of his six weeks in a German jail cell.
      • The danger with such a collection is that it can degenerate into an overly nostalgic, overly fond remembrance.
      • When covering Glenn's early years, it reads like a mother's fond remembrances.
      • He served from 1929 to 1955, leaving behind a legacy of material treasures as well as fond memories.
      • He was held in fond regard by all of them and will be sadly missed.
      • Having invested our fondest hopes in that remote goal, we risked a wounding disillusionment.
      • Oddly, this fond remembrance didn't seem to put Pietro at ease.
      • Do you have any especially fond memories of those times that you might share?
      • Now, Layla's fondest wish is to work with Sora again.
      • Other friends are enlisted to pen fond reminiscences.
      • She laughed and Eddie chuckled at her fond recollections of her mischievous nephew.
      • Pupils at a Keighley school bid a fond farewell to two of its pupils.
      • I guess I knew then that those fond days of carefree friendship would never return.
      • Believe it or don't, but Levine seems to have some pretty fond memories from his visits.
      • Two weeks ago, his fondest wish was to die and be with her again.
      • If you expect a moment of regret and fond reminiscence you're very much mistaken.

    • 2.2(indulgent)

      (husband/parent) demasiado complaciente

    • 2.3(delusive, vain)

      (hope/illusion) vano
      • Even in defeat, he sees success and vows to contest again with the fond hope that he will emerge a victor one day.
      • That fond hope never materialised and there was no reason to suppose it would.
      • Our age is more dominated by scientific theory than was Spinoza's, but only a fond illusion persuades us that it is more guided by the truth.
      • The list of such fond dicta could be extended indefinitely.
      • When the evidence came to the select committee, he found that it did not sustain his fond beliefs.
      • I tell the previous National speaker that it is a fond hope that it is a full and final settlement.
      • The hope of youth's but a fond dream, and suits only lighter souls than mine.
      • Mr Longestaffe's fond hope was that the whole £50,000 should be applied to Caversham's debt.
      • Zeno's sins are real enough: it is his innocence that he invents, his innocence that is his fond fantasy.
      • This has always struck me as a fond illusion, but let's go with it for a while.
      • In vain, after these things, may we indulge the fond hope of peace and reconciliation.
      • Riding on his dream vehicle for nearly 25 years now, this man has no fond fancies for fast cars.
      • However they are full of fond imaginings, for instance that rugby is the most popular sport in South Africa.
      • We will get along much more cosily if Caroline and not Katherine reads the fond hopes and wishes of her most humble servant.