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Over 50 Simple Sentences With the Word ‘Wanted’


Wanted — US. [ˈwɑntɪd], UK. [ˈwɑntɪd]

Main meanings:

  1. Desired or wished for.
  2. Sought by law enforcement authorities for questioning or arrest.


10 simple sentences:

  • Kaitlyn wanted a new bicycle.
  • They wanted to explore the forest.
  • He always wanted to visit Madrid.
  • A dangerous criminal is wanted.
  • Our cat wanted attention.
  • I wanted to learn Arabic.
  • We wanted to surprise her.
  • Gabriel wanted to learn how to cook.
  • They wanted to adopt a puppy.
  • My Mom wanted to be an astronaut.


The sentences from movies:

Isn’t that what you wanted?Peter Pan & Wendy (2023)

You said you wanted to serve. – The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

I’ve told you what you wanted to know! – Saw X (2023)

I just wanted to say goodbye. – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

This is what you wanted to see. – Twins (1988)

Listen, Newt, uh I wanted to thank you. – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

I just wanted to see Daddy. – The Amityville Horror (2005)

I wanted money desperately. – Grand Hotel (1932)

Dad wanted a boy. – Gravity (2013)

Listen, this is not what I wanted!Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

And you wanted to be a rock star? – The Wedding Singer (1998)

I wanted your gun. – 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

if that were something anyone wanted.Aladdin (2019)

He wanted to liquidate your majority shareholding. – Batman Begins (2005)

You wanted something. – Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

You’ve always wanted to be a pilot. – Captain Marvel (2019)

I just wanted to go with you. – Varsity Blues (1999)

And she wanted us to be together. – Almost Famous (2000)

Wow, I’ve always wanted to learn cryptography. – Snowden (2016)

No, you wanted to play the game. – Jumanji (1995)

You wanted to go through the trench. – Finding Nemo (2003)

Who hasn’t wanted to be somebody? – The Truman Show (1998)

Never have I wanted a creature so. – Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

The man’s a criminal wanted in 14 countries. – The Tourist (2010)

I wanted to be a team player. – The Social Network (2010)

I’ve always wanted a nose. – Frozen (2013)

It’s what Julian wanted.Children of Men (2006)

Uh, Harry wanted you to have this. – Armageddon (1998)

I wanted to be a superhero. – Deadpool 2 (2018)

You’re now the most wanted man in Iraq. – American Sniper (2014)

She wanted to help. – Jules (2023)

He wanted strawberry. – Life Is Beautiful (1997)

I just wanted to meet you. – The Space Between Us (2017)

I just wanted a regular life. – Labor Day (2013)

You wanted that whistle? – Rat Race (2001)

You wanted to leave me. – A Thousand and One (2023)

I couldn’t if I wanted to. – Alice In Wonderland (2010)

She wanted Agatha. – Minority Report (2002)

That’s what you wanted to know, isn’t it? – Blast from the Past (1999)

Your boss never wanted her. – A Biltmore Christmas (2023)

So that’s what they wanted.The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

I just wanted to talk to you. – The Shining (1980)

I’ve always wanted to dance. – Queen Bees (2021)

Pearl wanted to go see this meteor shower. – A Walk on the Moon (1999)

You know I always wanted to build models. – The Kings Speech (2010)

That’s what’s wanted.Mary Poppins (1964)

That’s all I wanted.The Beekeeper (2024)

You wanted cake, you got cake. – Matilda (1996)

They wanted us gone, and we’re gone. – Go (1999)

Whatever I wanted, he gave himself up to. – The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

You got what you wanted.Scream (1996)

We used it and wanted to borrow it. – Talk to Me (2023)

So I just told her what she wanted.The Pope’s Exorcist (2023)

I wanted to fight. – Angels and Demons (2009)

She wanted to see you again. – Dumb And Dumber (1994)