In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(apetecer)se me antojó una cerveza — I felt like (having) a beer
- cuando estaba embarazada se me antojaban las cosas más extrañas — when I was pregnant, I had cravings for the strangest things
- se le antojó ir a nadar a medianoche — she had an urge to go swimming at midnight
- se le antojó que le llevaran el desayuno a la cama — he felt like having breakfast brought to him in bed
- hace exactamente lo que se le antoja — he does exactly as he pleases
- no voy porque no se me antoja ¡y se acabó! — I'm not going because I don't feel like it, and that's final!
2literary(parecer)el camino se les antojaba eterno — the road seemed never-ending to them
- las sombras se le antojaban monstruos — the shadows seemed like monsters
- se me antoja que nos está mintiendo — I've got a feeling that she's lying to us
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