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Having come in contact with the word "envie" during a session of french class, I wish to ask.
Comparing the word "like" in English to the french word "envie" , the word "envie" seem to be used as a possessive. Example, J'ai envie..... je n'ai pas envie........
I just want to be clear on this
In this case envie is a noun . feminine : une envie. coud be a verb as well (envier)
I think you can't compare like and envie
I'd like to do something : j'aimerais faire quelque chose
while "avoir envie de" is closer "to feel like" or wish
I feel like doing something : j'ai envie de faire quelque chose
Hope this help