In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(deseo, avidez)longingyearningcomer/beber con ansia — to eat/drink eagerly
- desear algo con ansia — to want sth desperately
- ansia de algo — longing for sth
- ansia de conocimientos/libertad — longing / thirst / yearning for knowledge/freedom
- no lograba satisfacer sus ansias de poder — she was unable to satisfy her thirst / lust / craving for power
- sentía ansias de volver a verla — he longed / yearned to see her again
3ansias feminine plural
Venezuela, Colombia informal(náuseas)nausea
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