They wanted their own Obama as president; they got the French Rahm Emanuel—minus the ballet skills.
If you ever wanted a criminal referral, that would have been one I would have supported 100 percent.
Chang used silicon and metal because she wanted her device to be touch-friendly, yet allude to jewelry.
"sought by the police," 1812, present participle adjective from want (v.). Wanted poster attested by 1945.
c.1300, "deficiency, shortage," from Old Norse vant, neuter of vanr "wanting, deficient;" related to Old English wanian "to diminish" (see wane). Phrase for want of is recorded from c.1400. Meaning "state of destitution" is recorded from mid-14c. Newspaper want ad is recorded from 1897. Middle English had wantsum (c.1200) "in want, deprived of," literally "want-some."