zin hebben



zin hebben

  1. to have a fancy for
    Ik heb zin in Nederland.
    I have a fancy for the Netherlands.
  2. to feel like (doing something)
    Ik heb zin om te vliegen.
    I feel like flying.
  3. to feel like eating
    Ik heb zin in ijs.
    I feel like eating ice cream.

Usage notesEdit

The object of the verb is preceded by the preposition in if it is a noun phrase, and by om te if it is a verb. However, if the verb is used intransitively, it is left out.