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English-German translation for: [want]
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Dictionary English German: [want]

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English German
anyway {adv} [to intensify a question, as in: "What did you want, anyway?"]
denn [als Verstärkung in Fragen, wie z. B.: "Was wolltest du denn?"]
quote [They who want to build high towers have to give good consideration to the foundation.]Wer hohe Türme bauen will, muss lange beim Fundament verweilen. [Anton Bruckner]
to desire sth. [wish, want]
etw. wünschen
to will [chiefly formal or literary] [wish, want]
to wanna [coll.] [to want to]
to list sth. [archaic] [desire, wish, want]
etw. wünschen
2 Words
Go away! [Don't bother me, I want to be left alone!]Mach 'ne Mücke! [ugs.] [Redewendung]
Go away! [Don't bother me, I want to be left alone!]Mach 'ne Fliege! [ugs.] [fig.]
baby bats [coll.] [young goths who merely want to provoke]Knuddelgrufts {pl} [ugs.]
publ. wanted advertisement [also: want ad]Suchanzeige {f} [in der Zeitung]
3 Words
at any time {adv} [whenever you want]wann immer du willst [jederzeit]
at any time {adv} [whenever you want]wann immer Sie wollen [jederzeit] [formelle Anrede]
faute de mieux {adv} [for want of better]mangels Besserem [ugs.]
faute de mieux {adv} [for want of better]in Ermangelung eines Besseren
if you will [if you want to be so kind] [idiom]wenn du so gut sein willst [Redewendung]
just ... (in between) [e.g.: I just want to check my e-mails in between.](nur) mal eben (zwischendurch) ... [ugs.] [z. B.: Ich will (nur) mal eben zwischendurch meine E-Mails checken.]
proverb Misery loves company. [People feeling sad want the people they are with to also feel sad.]Elend sucht Elend. [selten]
to each their own [to each what they deserve or want] [idiom]jedem das Seine [Redewendung]
idiom to have itchy feet [fig.] [coll.] [want to travel]Fernweh haben
4 Words
Will you be mine? [fig.] [Do you want to be my girlfriend / boyfriend?]Willst du mit mir gehn? [fig.] [Willst du mein Freund / meine Freundin sein?]
You can keep it. [I don't want it.]Das kannst du dir an den Hut stecken. [Redewendung]
5+ Words
Changed your mind about the pill? [Do you want one now?]Willst du jetzt doch eine Tablette haben?
Changed your mind about the pill? [Don't you want one now?]Willst du jetzt doch keine Tablette haben?
hist. pol. quote I couldn't, didn't want to (and still don't want to) deny a clandestine joy. ["Buback Obituary", trans. Sabine von Dirke: "All Power to the Imagination!"]Ich konnte und wollte (und will) eine klammheimliche Freude nicht verhehlen. [Göttinger Mescalero, Buback - Ein Nachruf]
I don't want to put you out. [I don't want to cause you any trouble.]Ich möchte (dir) keine Unannehmlichkeiten bereiten.
I don't want to put you out. [I don't want to cause you any trouble.]Ich möchte Ihnen keine Unannehmlichkeiten bereiten. [formelle Anrede]
quote Sometimes we don't do things we want to do, so that others won't know we want to do them. [The Village]Manchmal tun wir das, was wir tun wollen, nicht, damit die anderen nicht bemerken, was wir tun wollen.
We went to so-and-so. [If you don't know the name of a place or don't want to mention it.]Wir fuhren nach Dingenskirchen. [ugs.] [regional] [Wenn man den Namen eines Ortes nicht weiß oder nicht nennen möchte.]
You can do what you want if you want what you can do.Du kannst alles, was du willst, wenn du nur willst, was du kannst.
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