encantar1


encantar1
1 = love, relish, thrill, get off on, love + every minute of it, get + a buzz from, get + a kick, catch + Posesivo + fancy, take + a fancy to, take + a shine to, take + a liking to, smite, be tickled pink, be chuffed to bits, thrill + Nombre + to bits.
Ex. All these novels are about young women meeting handsome men, at first disliking them and then discovering that they love them, with the inescapable 'happy ending' which means matrimony in these cases.
Ex. They all relish a fast paced working environment, rapid change and constant challenges to traditional notions of what a library and library work should be.
Ex. The abundance of information on the World Wide Web has thrilled some, but frightened others.
Ex. She sounds like she enjoys having people under her thumb and gets off on the whole control thing.
Ex. I loved every minute of it and it made me see just how poverty stricken Jamaica really is!.
Ex. How anyone can get a buzz from laying into someone is beyond me; it's not nice to see it happen - too many times have I seen people beaten up over nothing.
Ex. I get a kick when I'm on my racing bike, and when I have my skates on it's out of this world.
Ex. At nightfall, drop anchor at any place that catch your fancy and the lullaby of the gentle waves put you to sleep.
Ex. He is a collector who wants to form a collection by making his own paintings of pictures he has taken a fancy to in other people's houses.
Ex. She took a shine to Sheldon, and before he knows what has happened, the misanthropic physicist finds himself with a girlfriend.
Ex. He quickly took a liking to American clothing stores and acquired a taste for fast-food restaurants.
Ex. It's hard to imagine a red-blooded man anywhere in the world who could look at her and not be 'smitten' with her.
Ex. She will be tickled pink with these French ticklers.
Ex. Obviously I'm chuffed to bits that I'm getting so many visitors and that the word's getting out.
Ex. The critics are divided but Rolf Harris says he's thrilled to bits with the finished product.
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* encantaría = would + love to.
* ser lo que a Uno le encanta = be (right) up + Posesivo + alley, be + Posesivo + cup of tea.

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • encantar — encantar1 (Del lat. incantāre). 1. tr. Someter a poderes mágicos. 2. Atraer o ganar la voluntad de alguien por dones naturales, como la hermosura, la gracia, la simpatía o el talento. 3. germ. Entretener con razones aparentes y engañosas. 4. intr …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • encantar — (Derivado de contar.) ► verbo transitivo 1 OCULTISMO Ejercer artes de magia sobre una persona o cosa: ■ el mago encantó a la princesa. SINÓNIMO hechizar 2 Gustar una cosa o persona a otra: ■ me encanta bailar …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • encanto — ► sustantivo masculino 1 Atractivo, modo de ser o cualidades de una persona que ejerce fascinación o atracción sobre los demás: ■ no fue capaz de captar el encanto de la escena. 2 Cosa que fascina o atrae. SINÓNIMO delicia 3 OCULTISMO… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • encantusar — ► verbo transitivo Ganar la voluntad de una persona con artimañas o halagos. TAMBIÉN engatusar * * * encantusar (de «encantar1», influido por «engatusar») tr. Ganarse a alguien con halagos. ≃ *Engatusar. * * * encantusar. (Cruce de encantar1 y …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • encantorio — (inf.) m. Encantamiento. * * * encantorio. (De encantar1). m. coloq. encantamiento …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • escantar — (del lat. «excantāre»; ant.) tr. *Hechizar. ≃ Encantar. * * * escantar. (Del lat. excantāre). tr. desus. encantar1 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • encanto — (De encantar1). 1. m. encantamiento. 2. Persona o cosa que suspende o embelesa. 3. Atractivo físico …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • encantorio — (De encantar1). m. coloq. encantamiento …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • encantusar — (Cruce de encantar1 y engatusar). tr. coloq. engatusar …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • escantar — (Del lat. excantāre). tr. desus. encantar1 …   Diccionario de la lengua española


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