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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “want”

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(英國英語中禮貌的請求不用 want)
I want some chocolate.
我想要些巧克力。
She wants a word with you.
她想跟你說句話。
He's everything you'd ever want in a man - bright, funny and attractive.
他具備你理想中男人的所有特質——聰明、風趣而又有魅力。
[+ to infinitive] What do you want to eat?
你想吃甚麼?
[+ obj + to infinitive ] Do you want me to take you to the station?
你要我送你去車站嗎?
[+ obj + past participle ] This letter - do you want it sent first class?
這封信你想按第一類郵件寄送嗎?
[+ obj + adj ] Do you want this pie hot?
這塊餡餅你想要熱一下嗎?
[+ obj + -ing verb ] I don't want a load of traffic going past my house all night, waking me up.
我可不希望整個晚上都有大量的車輛從我家房子旁經過,吵得我睡不著覺。
You wait - by next year she'll be wanting a bigger house!
你等著瞧——明年她就會想要一所更大的房子了!
→ Compare like verbWanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
to wish or need someone to be present
希望(或需要)(某人)到場
Am I wanted at the meeting tomorrow?
明天的會議要我參加嗎?
He is wanted by the police (= The police are searching for him).
警方正在通緝他。
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.
我想在還來得及的時候退出整個經營計劃。
Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
(Definition of want verb (WISH) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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