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want

verb [T] (WISH) 想要     /wɒnt/ US  /wɑːnt/
to wish for a particular thing or plan of action. 'Want' is not used in polite requests in British English 想要,希望(英国英语中礼貌的请求不用 want) I want some chocolate. 我想要些巧克力。 She wants a word with you. 她想跟你说句话。 He's everything you'd ever want in a man - bright, funny and attractive. 他具备你理想中男人的所有特质——聪明、风趣而又有魅力。 [+ to infinitive] What do you want to eat? 你想吃什么? [+ obj + to infinitive ] Do you want me to take you to the station? 你要我送你去车站吗? [+ obj + past participle ] This letter - do you want it sent first class? 这封信你想按第一类邮件寄送吗? [+ obj + adj ] Do you want this pie hot? 这块馅饼你想要热一下吗? [+ obj + -ing verb ] I don't want a load of traffic going past my house all night, waking me up. 我可不希望整个晚上都有大量的车辆从我家房子旁经过,吵得我睡不着觉。 You wait - by next year she'll be wanting a bigger house! 你等着瞧——明年她就会想要一所更大的房子了! →  Compare like verb Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
to wish or need someone to be present 希望(或需要)(某人)到场 Am I wanted at the meeting tomorrow? 明天的会议要我参加吗? He is wanted by the police (= The police are searching for him). 警方正在通缉他。 Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
want in/out of informal
to want to start or stop being involved in something 想要加入/退出 I want out of the whole venture before it's too late. 我想在还来得及的时候退出整个经营项目。 Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
(Definition of want verb (WISH) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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