The temperance league wanted to close all the saloons in town.
He said he wanted a few words with me.
This hotel isn't what we wanted, but we must make do.
Doesn't he look like that man who's wanted for the jewel robbery?
他不是很像那个因抢劫珠宝而受到通缉的罪犯 吗 ?
I wanted to say something, but her face quite put me off.
He had not found what he wanted.
It took me several weeks to search out the book that I wanted.
He wanted to change his days off and got a fellow worker to trade with him.
He wanted nothing but to stay there.
In Japan we wanted to go native and not stay in a European hotel.
She wanted to buy the orange dress, but we persuaded her that the blue one was more becoming.
When the villagers were asked if they wanted the factory to be built, the answer was a resounding yes.
That's all I wanted to say.
He wanted to amortize his fixed rental cost by stretching the operating hours.
He found what he wanted by grubbing around in the library.
I wanted to avoid a meeting with her.
He wanted to answer back, but he forbore from doing so.
He is one of the most wanted criminals in Europe.
When she died in 1946, her friends wanted to memorialize her in some significant way.
The girls froze him off when he wanted to join the party.
I wanted to go to the station, but I was misdirected.
Did you find him what he wanted?
He wanted to say no, but lacked the courage.
The work was all properly ordered, just as he wanted it.
She wanted the money badly, but she daren't ask for it.
I wanted to get a new swimsuit, but the store didn't have any in yet.
Some of the member states wanted a tighter union rather than the loose confederation that developed.
They wanted to industrialise their nation.
When I wanted his help he failed me.
His love was a mere sham; what he really wanted was her money.