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Also found in: Idioms.
See: desire
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The end, perhaps, justified him, and I suppose I did not do all that work without getting some strength from it; but I wish I had back the time that it cost me; I should like to waste it in some other way.
She was beginning to like to be out of doors; she no longer hated the wind, but enjoyed it.
Wouldn't some of your girls like to run over, and practice on it now and then, just to keep it in tune, you know, ma`am?"
I like to pay my debts, so I know you will allow `the old gentleman' to send you something which once belonged to the little grand daughter he lost.
"Anne dear, would you like to have me sleep with you tonight?"
Only once in a while, they like to have a special dish but then, who doesn't?
"We would like to thank all our friends on Facebook and other social media channels, whose loyalty and support has elevated us to become one of the world's most liked and followed airports," stated Mehra.

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