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want

Pronunciation: /wɒnt/

Translation of want in German:

v.t.

  • 1 (desire) wollen want to do sth etw. tun wollen I want it done by tonight ich will, dass es bis heute Abend fertig wird
  • 2 (require, need) brauchen ‘Wanted – cook’ „Koch/Köchin gesucht“ you're wanted on the phone du wirst am Telefon verlangt the windows want painting die Fenster müssten gestrichen werden you want to be [more] careful du solltest vorsichtig[er] sein

n.

  • 1 (lack) Mangel, der (of an) (+ Dat.) for want of sth aus Mangel an etw. (Dat.)

Phrasal verbs

ˈwant for

v.t. sb wants for nothing or doesn't want for anything jmdm. fehlt es an nichts

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