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Significado de “anxious” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "anxious" - Diccionario Inglés

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anxiousadjective

uk   us   /ˈæŋk.ʃəs/
  • anxious adjective (WORRIED)

B1 worried and ​nervous: My ​mother always gets a ​bit anxious if we don't ​arrive when we say we will. I ​saw my sister's anxious ​face at the ​window. The ​drought has made ​farmers anxious about the ​harvest.

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  • anxious adjective (EAGER)

B2 eager to do something: Developing ​countries that are anxious for hard ​currency can ​rarelyafford to ​protect the ​environment. [+ to infinitive] I'm anxious to get ​home to ​open my ​presents. [+ that] I'm anxious that we get there on ​time because I don't ​think there'll be many ​seatsleft.

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anxiously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
B2 We ​waited anxiously by the ​phone. Tomorrow the ​children will ​receivetheir anxiously (= ​eagerly) awaitedpresents.
(Definition of anxious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "anxious" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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anxiousadjective

 us   /ˈæŋk·ʃəs/
wanting very much for something to ​happen; ​eager: [+ to infinitive] I’ve been anxious to ​meet you. [+ to infinitive] It was getting late, and I was anxious to get ​home.
anxiously
adverb  us   /ˈæŋ·ʃəs·li/
We ​waited anxiously by the ​phone.
(Definition of anxious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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