She wanted to dive into this villain with both feet, and she did.
They wanted their own Obama as president; they got the French Rahm Emanuel—minus the ballet skills.
Sitting face to face with a Satmar man schooling her in atavistic Satmar rules was the last place she wanted to be.
If you ever wanted a criminal referral, that would have been one I would have supported 100 percent.
After my first year of college I wanted a job that paid well.
But she wanted to make it clear, too, that she knew now that she would never marry him.
"I just wanted to be sure you were all right," said Percival, greatly relieved.
He wanted his Mother as much as ever, but something told him it was no use.
He wanted to use the old city as a background for his own newly-acquired glory.
I tried to get him to talk about it, but he said he wanted to forget it.
"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."