Translation: from spanish

I like to have

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  • like — verb. I should like is normal in BrE and I would like in other varieties, although in practice the contracted form I d like is common, especially in speech. These forms are followed either by a to infinitive (I should like to come too) or by an… …   Modern English usage

  • like — like1 [līk] adj. [ME lik, aphetic for ilik < OE gelic, similar, equal, lit., of the same form or shape, akin to Ger gleich < PGmc * galīka < * ga , prefix of uncert. meaning + * līka, body, (ON līk, Goth leik, OE lic): for IE base see… …   English World dictionary

  • Like — (l[imac]k), a. [Compar. {Liker} (l[imac]k [ e]r); superl. {Likest}.] [OE. lik, ilik, gelic, AS. gel[=i]c, fr. pref. ge + l[=i]c body, and orig. meaning, having the same body, shape, or appearance, and hence, like; akin to OS. gil[=i]k, D. gelijk …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Like figures — Like Like (l[imac]k), a. [Compar. {Liker} (l[imac]k [ e]r); superl. {Likest}.] [OE. lik, ilik, gelic, AS. gel[=i]c, fr. pref. ge + l[=i]c body, and orig. meaning, having the same body, shape, or appearance, and hence, like; akin to OS. gil[=i]k,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • have time — 1 : to be able to use an amount of time for a particular purpose “Can you go to the store for me?” “I m sorry, but I don t have time.” [=I m too busy] Unfortunately, I haven t got (the) time. We re on a deadline, but he acts like we have all the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • like-for-like — ˌlike for ˈlike adjective [only before a noun] 1. ACCOUNTING like for like figures have been changed where necessary so that a correct comparison can be made with a previous period: • There was no real growth in like for like sales, with the new… …   Financial and business terms

  • have back — [phrasal verb] 1 have (something) back : to receive (something that is returned to you) If I lend you this book, can I have it back by next Tuesday? How I wish I could have my youth back (again)! 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • have against — [phrasal verb] have (something) against (someone or something) : to have (something) as a reason for not liking (someone or something) She has a grudge against her former boss. What do you have against him? [=why do you dislike him?] I have… …   Useful english dictionary

  • like — 1 /laIk/ preposition 1 similar in some way to something else: My mother has a car like yours. | He crawled out of the hut on his belly, like a snake. | very like: He s very like his brother. | look/sound/feel/taste/seem like: The building looked… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • have — 1 strong, auxiliary verb past tense had, strong, third person singularpresent tense has; strong, negative short forms: haven t, hadn t, hasn t 1 used with the past participle of another verb to make the perfect tense of that verb: We have… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • like for, like to — These phrases are nonstandard in expressions such as I d like for you to have it and She like to have drowned. From the first example, omit for; for like to have in the second, substitute nearly or almost …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions


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