a strong hope or wish
request; ask for
long for; wish; have a desire for; want very much
"a man of many desires"
"I want to go home now"
"I want my own room"
"I trust you will behave better from now on"
"I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
The elder King felt a strong desire to see his brother.
出自： E. W. Lane
The democrat's conscious desire is philanthropic; he wants love to prevail.
出自： J. Barzun
Frustrated in his desire for larger premises.
出自： V. S. Pritchett
You desire your child to live.
A man who desired to lease a store-building.
出自： S. Lewis
I would like for him only what I desire for myself.
出自： A. Sillitoe
I desire to go.
I desire you to go at once.
I desire you to succeed.
I desire that he should call on me on Monday morning.
Mr Morgan called on Mr Marley at/by Mr Franklin's desire.
误 She has a strong desire going to the country for a visit.
误 She has a strong desire for going to the country for a visit.
正 She has a strong desire to go to the country for a visit.
正 She has a strong desire of going to the country for a visit.
析 名词desire如需用非谓语动词作定语,须用动词不定式或“of+ v -ing”,不可用“ v -ing”或“for+ v -ing”。
误 The king desired him that he should return.
正 The king desired of him that he should return.
析 desire不用于desire sb sth 结构; 间接宾语须用介词of引导。
误 Many young men desired joining the army.
正 Many young men desired to join the army.
误 She really desires going to Paris next summer.
正 She really desires to go to Paris next summer.