Spanish word for Like

The Spanish word for the verb “to like” is “gustar”. It also means “como” or “igual”.

How to pronounce “gustar” in Spanish:

Sounds like – goos-tar’
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Translation for like in Spanish

gustar = like in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “like” using these sentences:

Example 1:
She likes to eat strawberries.

A ella le gusta comer fresas.

Example 2:
I am just like my mother.

Soy igual que mi madre.

Example 3:
I want to buy a car like theirs.

Quiero comprar un auto como el de ellos.

Example 4:
They like to travel every summer vacation.

Les gusta viajar todas las vacaciones de verano.

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  • David Corcoran

    what is the Spanish word to use, if you want to say “I would like a…..”

  • sandiamar

    The expression in Spanish is ” Me gustaría”
    Me gustaria un helado de chocolate con caramelo
    I would like a chocolate and caramel ice cream

  • laurapaolaplazasariza

    a mi no me gusta levantarme temprano
    i don't like get up early

  • laurapaolaplazasariza

    a mi no me gusta levantarme temprano
    i don't like get up early

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