For each market sector, set target portfolio percentages and then buy low-cost index funds to build your desired portfolio.
The participation of the Iranian American community is improving, but still leaves much to be desired.
Mix thoroughly and taste; depending on the saltiness of the anchovy and capers, more salt may be desired.
Squeeze a few drops of the lemon juice on each filet, if desired, and serve immediately.
Dissatisfaction on the home front necessitates a showdown that ushers in a desired new order.
This overt act was just what was desired by the wily Puritans.
She awoke Milza, and desired that the household might be summoned.
But he got no further, for Caesar sprang to his feet, and desired to hear more of this.
Her Percival courted with results that left nothing to be desired.
He sought no further in metaphysical systems; he desired no further insight.
early 13c., from Old French desirrer (12c.) "wish, desire, long for," from Latin desiderare "long for, wish for; demand, expect," original sense perhaps "await what the stars will bring," from the phrase de sidere "from the stars," from sidus (genitive sideris) "heavenly body, star, constellation" (but see consider). Related: Desired; desiring.
c.1300, from Old French desir, from desirer (see desire (v.)); sense of "lust" is first recorded mid-14c.