Italian translation of 'liking'
to have a liking for sb/sth
- (for person)
- (for thing)
avere un debole per qn/qcshe had a liking for good clothes
le piacevano i bei vestitito be to sb's liking
essere di gusto or gradimento di qnto take a liking to sb
prendere qn in simpatiato take a liking to sth/to doing sth
scoprire il piacere di qc/di fare qcis the meal to your liking?
è di tuo gradimento il pranzo?
- (for person)
Example Sentences Including 'liking'
The only certain thing was that she must have a liking for political excess - a nearly unimaginable characteristic, thought Martin.Left, Right and Centre
A liking for Jewish cooking which meant that his favourite restaurant in the whole of London was Bloom's in Whitechapel High Street.A Season in Hell
Adrina refused to give any of these fanatics an opportunity to rearrange the world to their liking.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Trends of 'liking'
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I like swimming/that book/chocolate
mi piace nuotare/quel libro/il cioccolatoI like hats
mi piacciono i cappelliI don't like dogs
non mi piacciono i caniI like Mary
Mary mi è simpaticahe likes Mary and wants to ask her out
gli piace Mary e vuole chiederle di uscire con luiwhich do you like best?
quale preferisci?how did you like the trip?
ti è piaciuto il viaggio?well, I like that! (informal, humorous)
questa sì che è bella!
volereI would like or I'd like
vorreiwould you like ...?
vuoi...?would you like to come?
vuoi venire?what would you like?
cosa vuoi?if you like
se vuoiwould you like a coffee?
vuole un caffè?,
gradirebbe un caffè?I'd like an orange juice, please
vorrei un'aranciata, per favoreI'd like to wash my hands
vorrei lavarmi le manihe'd like to leave early
vorrebbe andarsene prestoI would like more time
vorrei or mi piacerebbe avere più tempoI should like to know why
vorrei or mi piacerebbe sapere perchéwould you like me to wait outside?
vuoi or desideri che aspetti fuori?I didn't like to (do it)
non volevo (farlo)as you like
come vuoiif you like
se vuoiwhenever you like
preferenze fplhis likes and dislikes
i suoi gusti
Example Sentences Including 'like'
It seemed almost brutal, like a weapon to be used against me.THE EXECUTION (2002)
I must have said something like : I don't want Marianne to find her lover like this.THE EXECUTION (2002)
'liking' in Other Languages
Translation of liking from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary