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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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