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1anhelo masculine(with masculine article in the singular) ansia feminineto have a hankering for sth/to + inf — anhelar / ansiar algo/+ inf
- Frustratingly, one aspect of the dream appeared to be a hankering for restoration of parts of the past.
- Even though I know the book takes priority, I have a real hankering to write some short stuff.
- Over the weekend I found myself with a hankering to see lousy movies.
- En route to home I got a hankering for a big thick hot American Pastrami sandwich.
- I have a hankering for some space combat again.
- Rubin says he has always had a hankering for public life.
- I have an unhealthy hankering for a new chair.
- Our culture, he believes, is given over to unbridled curiosity and a constant hankering for the forbidden.
- I had a hankering to drive the ocean road.
- He feels no hankering to play rounds with his former pool hall friends.
- Adults, with a hankering for childish humour, will delight in his misadventures.
- Coming from a long line of plumbers, his lifelong hankering for an acting career had somehow never seemed a realistic option.
- Coffee options are tailored not just to a hankering for sweet or bitter, black or milky.
- I want to stress this wasn't an amicable parting of the ways or a hankering on my part for fresh representation.
- These more serious hazards are not necessarily reasons to deny your hankering for adventure.
- No motive was established for the crime, beyond a vague hankering for the bachelor life.
- I also developed a hankering to learn Spanish in the new academic year.
- I have a hankering to start off the new study with a new computer.
- Many a Texan hankering for venison has settled for a cheeseburger.
- Next time you get a hankering for a beach vacation, check out this paradise.
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