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English-German translation for: wanting
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English German
ADJ   wanting | more wanting | most wanting
VERB  to want | wanted | wanted
wanting | wants
SYNO   deficient | lacking | wanting ... 
wanting {adj} {pres-p} [absent, lacking]
wanting {adj} [imperfect]
wanting {pres-p}
wanting {adj} [coll.] [deficient in intelligence]
unterbelichtet [ugs.] [pej.] [dumm]
Wunsch {m}
2 Words
to be wantingmangeln an [+Dat.]
3 Words
Something is wanting.Es fehlt etwas.
zool. wanting to mate {adj} [postpos.]paarungswillig
to be wanting in sth.etw.Gen. ermangeln [geh.] [etw. als notwendig / erwünscht Erachtetes nicht besitzen]
4 Words
transp. wanting / wishing to board {adj}einstiegswillig [Fahrgäste]
wanting to get married {adj}heiratswillig
weighed and found wanting {adj} [also fig.]gewogen und für zu leicht befunden
bibl. quote weighed and found wanting {adj} {past-p} [also fig.] [postpos.]gewogen und zu leicht befunden [Redewendung]
5+ Words
quote Always leave them wanting more. [P. T. Barnum, Walt Disney]Wenn's am schönsten ist, soll man gehen.
He mumbled something about wanting ...Er nuschelte etwas von wegen, er wolle ... [ugs.]
lit. quote Those blest ideals now are wanting // That swelled my heart with mad delight. [trans. Edgar Alfred Bowring]Die Ideale sind zerronnen, // Die einst das trunkne Herz geschwellt. [Friedrich Schiller, Die Ideale]
transp. wanting / wishing to get on {adj} [postpos.]einstiegswillig [Fahrgäste]
to have nothing against sb. wanting to do sth.nichts dagegen haben, wenn jd. etw. tun will
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A 2016-02-15: michi +43 (!!!)+ so wanting to be provocative?
Q 2015-12-01: so convincing you find yourself wanting to read the book backwards when yo...
Q 2015-10-27: Any dict.cc heavyweights wanting to deal with #821833 ?
A 2015-09-18: Once confronted with the demands of schooling, the family's own efforts at...
A 2015-06-02: Or perhaps: this instance of humans wanting to rise (in the hierarchy)
A 2015-01-14: Without wanting to encourage such 'questions' -
Q 2014-10-23: wanting to be all that we can be
A 2013-06-15: Wanting
A 2013-06-15: Wanting
A 2013-06-14: The Pons example sentence is +he's a bit wanting up top,+
Q 2013-06-14: wanting = stupid?
A 2013-04-12: The origins are in wanting a fight, but these days (in BE), it is very rar...
Q 2012-07-03: None Shall find him Wanting.
A 2011-11-11: Without wanting to spoil anyone's fun at the start of Fasching,
A 2011-07-20: Not wanting to beat a dead horse, but...
A 2011-03-28: Thanks for wanting to help, but the English sentence was the original
A 2011-02-25: Agree with the *Schimpfwort* . It's imagined speech of someone wanting a c...
A 2010-10-05: If it's a +service+ elevator, it could also be a reference to social statu...
Q 2010-10-04: though not wanting to go to the XY, not finding Z at home, as we had plann...
A 2010-09-30: Einfache Grammatikregel: does not seem to be doing / making / seeing / wan...

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