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desiderare in English:

1. to desire to desire



English word "desiderare"(to desire) occurs in sets:

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2. want


I want.
If you don't want to put on sunscreen, that's your problem. Just don't come complaining to me when you get a sunburn.
You want answers to questions you shouldn't ask.
You may write in any language you want. On Tatoeba, all languages are equal.
We want an assistant, preferably someone with experience.
Tomorrow we go to school to sign up for the classes we want to take.
If you want to learn a foreign language well, you should speak that language with native speakers as often as you can.
Smaller classes mean a higher standard of education, and that's what we want for our kids.
Now that I am well again, I want to study space science in college.
I have a ball-point pen, but I want another.
You say you want to visit Tom? Why in the world would you want to do that?
You might want to come over and play poker with me and my friends next Friday evening.
Tom invited me to Mary's party even though she didn't want me there.
In any case I just want to make clear that the fact that these are not normal people.
I'm tired. I just want to go on the teacup ride and take it easy.

English word "desiderare"(want) occurs in sets:

italian verbs

3. wish


What's your wish?
If you wish us to reserve an alternative room, please let us know immediately.
I sometimes wish I could live a quiet retired sort of life but I doubt I could stand it for more than a few days.
All you ever do is nitpick. I wish you could say something more constructive.
It's an American tradition to make a wish on your birthday.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
It seemed like a nice idea at the time, but I wish I hadn't done it.
I wish I'd kept up my Chinese. I need it for my job.
The music next door is very loud. I wish they would turn it down.
If you wish to be happy, learn to be content with your condition in life.
Make a wish.
No matter what your profession, or how happy you may be in it, there are moments when you wish you had chosen some other career.
I'm not rich, nor do I wish to be.
She has gone against her father's wish and sold their collection.
Have you seen a shooting star? So make a wish.

English word "desiderare"(wish) occurs in sets:

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