want englannista suomeksi
2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
- I want to find a supermarket. — Oh, okay. The supermarket is at 1500 Irving Street. It is near the apartment. — Great!
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To make it easy or tempting to do something undesirable, or to make it hard or challenging to refrain from doing it.
''The game developers of Candy Crush want you to waste large, copious amounts of your money on in-game purchases to buy boosters and lives.''
''Depression wants you to feel like the world is dark and that you are not worthy of happiness. The first step to making your life better from this day forward is to stop believing these lies.''
''Ma’am, you are exactly the professional we want for this job.''
''Danish police want him for embezzlement.''
2010, Fred Vargas, ''The Chalk Circle Man'', Vintage Canada ((ISBN)), page 75:
- But now it&39;s different, if the police want him for murder.
2019 May 5, "(w)", ''Game of Thrones'' season 8 episode 4 (written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss):
- TYRION: You don't want it?
- BRAN: I don't really want anymore.
To be advised to do something (q), (m).
To lack and be in need of or require (something, such as a noun or verbal noun). (defdate)
1741, ''The Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, 1741-1794'', page 559:
- The lady, it is said, will inherit a fortune of three hundred pounds a year, with two cool thousands left by an uncle, on her arriving at the age of twenty-one, of which she wants but a few months.
1839, ''Chambers's Journal'', page 123:
- Oh Jeanie, it will be hard, after every thing is ready for our happiness, if we should be sundered. It wants but a few days o&39; Martinmas, and then I maun enter on my new service on Loch Rannoch, where a bonny shieling is ready ...
1847, ''The American Protestant'', page 27:
- In this we have just read an address to children in England, Ireland, and Scotland, in behalf of children who want food to keep them from starvation.
1866, (w), ''(w)'', s:Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1866)/Chapter 7|Chapter 7:
- “Your hair wants cutting,” said the Hatter. He had been looking at Alice for some time with great curiosity, and this was his first speech.
1922, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter 2:
- The mowing-machine always wanted oiling. Barnet turned it under Jacob's window, and it creaked—creaked, and rattled across the lawn and creaked again.
To have occasion for (something requisite or useful); to require or need.
1742, Edward Young, ''Night Thoughts'':
- Man wants but little, nor that little long.
1776, Oliver Goldsmith, ''Hermit'', in ''(w)'':
- Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long.
1854, (w), ''(w)'' (1854) Thoreau/Economy|Economy
- ... for my greatest skill has been to want but little.
(RQ:Dryden Miscellaneous Work), ''Preface''
- The disposition, the manners, and the thoughts are all before it; where any of those are wanting or imperfect, so much wants or is imperfect in the imitation of human life.
To be in a state of destitution; to be needy; to lack.
(RQ:Jonson The Fo)
- You have a gift, sir (thank your education), / Will never let you want.
To lack and be without, to not have (something). (defdate)
(RQ:Burton Melancholy)wants means to exercise his worth, hath not a poor office to manage.
1765, (w), ''Psalams''
- Not what we wish, but what we want, / Oh, let thy grace supply!
(RQ:Spectator)that your whip wanted a lash to it.
1981, (w), "His Coy Mistress to Mr. Marvell," ''A Book of Answers'':
- Pray Mr Marvell, can it be / You think to have persuaded me? / Then let me say: you want the art / To woo, much less to win my heart.
1797, ''The European Magazine, and London Review'', page 226:
- For Law, Physick and Divinitie, need so the help of tongs and sciences, as thei can not want them, and yet thei require so a hole mans studie, as thei may parte with no tyme to other lerning, ...
''A want of sense.''
(circa) Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, ''King Henry VI Part 2'', act 4, sc. 8:
- Heavens and honour be witness, that no want of resolution in me, but only my followers' base and ignominious treasons, makes me betake me to my heels.
(RQ:Swift A Preface to Bishop Burnet's Introductio)
- Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches, as to conceive how others can be in want.
Something needed or desired; a thing of which the loss is felt.
1785, (w), ''Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy''
- Habitual superfluities become actual wants.
A depression in coal strata, hollowed out before the subsequent deposition took place.
A mole ((taxlink)).
''Hij komt niet, want hij is ziek.'' — He is not coming, because he is sick. (Note: The order is SVO after ''want''.)
(nl-verb form of)