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What do you want for your birthday?
Liz wants to see the gardens.
Her parents didn't want her to marry him.
I wish I knew exactly what they wanted of me.
Mrs Miller wants the entire house repainted.
We desperately want rain.
She wants help if she's going to sort out her financial problems.
You won't want much money on a camping holiday.
Thanks again for the book, it's just what I wanted.
Eyelash curlers? Hmm...just what I've always wanted!
'I don't want to seem rude,' she said, 'but I was hoping to travel on my own.'
Without wanting to pry (=don't think I am trying to ask personal questions, but), how long have you been going out with him?
This is the British English definition of want. View American English definition of want.
the part of a church where the priests and choir sit during a religious ceremony