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 Meanings and Examples of WANT
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want
 n.  a specific feeling of desire
 v.  feel or have a desire for, have need of
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She did not want it to be a quite dead garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  'That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
3  'But I don't want to go among mad people,' Alice remarked.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
4  I will ring for you when I want you to take her away, said Mr. Craven.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  "I want to play out of doors," Mary answered, hoping that her voice did not tremble.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  I stay in this room because I don't want to be moved out of it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
7  "I don't want it to be a dream," the boy said restlessly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
8  I don't think I ever really wanted to see anything before, but I want to see that garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  I can always send the nurse out of the room and say that I want to be by myself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
10  "What I want is your duty" said Colin more grandly still.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
11  "I want to forget it," he said at last.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
12  "I don't want to remember," interrupted the Rajah, appearing again.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
13  I want them brought upstairs as soon as they come, he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
14  We did not want you, but now you will have to be in the secret.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
15  I want to be standing when it goes.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  She did not want to appear unreasonable.
17  I want to apply for the job.
18  If you want my opinion, I think you'd be crazy not to accept.
19  You must ask permission if you want to leave early.
20  I don't want to pry , but I need to ask you one or two questions.
21  I don't want to accept the gift from him.
22  I want you to pay more attention to your writing.
23  If you want to take it further , you should consult an attorney.
24  Some people want to achieve immortality through their works.
25  I want to get there early to avoid the crowds.
26  Whatever you want to chat about, we'll do it tonight.
27  We don't want these rumours to spread if we can possibly avoid it.
28  Because when young, with a total want of good in the future.
29  I want to hitch toward Boston.
30  I don't want to cause you trouble.