ˈlaɪkɪŋ сущ.
1) симпатия, расположение (for - к кому-л.)
2) вкус (to - к чему-л.) to smb.'s liking ≈ по вкусу, по душе кому-л. to develop a liking for ≈ полюбить (что-л.) to take a liking to ≈ почувствовать вкус к симпатия, расположение - to take a * to smb. почувствовать симпатию к кому-л., привязаться к кому-л. - to have a * for smb. симпатизировать кому-л. - friendship begins with * дружба начинается с симпатии /с взаимного расположения/ любовь, склонность, вкус (к чему-л.) - to have a great * for flowers очень любить цветы - to take a * to smth. пристраститься к чему-л. - to smb.'s * по вкусу /по душе/ кому-л. - is it to your *? вам это нравится? вам это пришлось по вкусу? liking pres. p. от like ~ вкус (to - к чему-л.) ;
to (smb.'s) liking по вкусу, по душе (кому-л.) ~ вкус (to - к чему-л.) ;
to (smb.'s) liking по вкусу, по душе (кому-л.) ~ симпатия, расположение (for - к кому-л.)

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Liking — Lik ing (l[imac]k [i^]ng), p. a. Looking; appearing; as, better or worse liking. See {Like}, to look. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? Dan. i. 10. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • liking — index affinity (regard), desire, disposition (inclination), favor (partiality), inclination …   Law dictionary

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  • liking — ► NOUN 1) a regard or fondness for something. 2) one s taste …   English terms dictionary

  • liking — lik|ing [ laıkıŋ ] noun singular a feeling of enjoying or liking something: liking for: He had a particular liking for science. for someone s liking if something is too expensive, too dark, etc. for someone s liking, they do not like it because… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • liking — [[t]la͟ɪkɪŋ[/t]] 1) N SING: with supp, oft N for n If you have a liking for something or someone, you like them. She had a liking for good clothes... He bought me records to encourage my liking for music... Mrs Jermyn took a great liking to him.… …   English dictionary

  • liking — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ particular, special, strong ▪ Brian had taken a strong liking to him. ▪ immediate, instant …   Collocations dictionary

  • liking — n. 1) to take a liking to 2) to develop a liking for 3) to one s liking (that is not to my liking) * * * [ laɪkɪŋ] to develop a liking for to take a liking to to one s liking (that is not to my liking) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • liking — lik|ing [ˈlaıkıŋ] n 1.) liking for sb/sth formal when you like someone or something ▪ Jim and Keith had a liking and respect for each other. ▪ She s developed a liking for theatre. 2.) take a liking to sb/sth to begin to like someone or something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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