capricho translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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capricho

  
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1    (=antojo)   whim, (passing) fancy, caprice liter     
tiene sus caprichos      he has his little whims  
es un capricho nada más      it's just a passing fancy  
por puro capricho      just to please o.s.  
entra y sale a su capricho      he comes and goes as he pleases  
hacer algo a capricho      to do sth any old how  
2    (=cualidad)   whimsicality, fancifulness
3    *, amante   plaything *  
4      (Mús)   caprice, capriccio,   (Arte)   caprice
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
es un capricho nada más exp.
it's just a passing fancy

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
indulge oneself
exp.
just to please o.s.
exp.
to do sth any old how
exp.
he comes and goes as he pleases
exp.
he has his little whims
exp.
to pay for one's little indulgences
exp.
I am not going to give in to her whims
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'capricho' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
capricho
exp.
un capricho pasajero
exp.
un capricho pasajero
exp.
es un capricho suyo
exp.
por algún capricho del destino/de la naturaleza
exp.
venga, ¡date ese gustazo {or} capricho!
exp.
según su capricho
exp.
tiene sus caprichos
exp.
los caprichos del amor
exp.
los caprichos del tiempo
"capricho": examples and translations in context
No podemos pues considerarlos capricho tecnológico. So we cannot consider them to be the result of a technological whim.
Y con las mujeres... capricho y lujo. And about women... whim and fancy.
No podían entender el capricho del oficial. They couldn't understand the caprice of this officer.
Primero que nada, no es ningún capricho estúpido. First of all, it's not some stupid infatuation.
César no eligió al muchacho por capricho. Caesar did not choose the boy on a whim.
Con mucha emoción parecerá un capricho. Too much emotion, and it's gonna feel like pandering.
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