In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be desirous to + inf — estar deseoso de + inf
- to be desirous of sth
- we are desirous of your success — le deseamos éxito
- to be desirous that
- the committee is desirous that you should attend — es el deseo de la comisión que usted esté presente
- Those desirous could even choose this as the main profession.
- In this era of mass media and information technology, anyone desirous of seeking knowledge of other faiths can do so.
- In western societies, the family support for higher learning is virtually absent and the desirous youth often find ways of appropriate jobs to support their expenditure.
- Miles is in Atlanta, still desirous of going into space.
- It would appear that my previous monographs had been so well received that they are desirous of an encore, a repeat performance, a reprise.
- At this point I was desirous of dying and disappearing at the same time.
- Should justice prevail, it will be recorded as ‘a war of terrorism’ against a population desirous of peace and national independence.
- I was so desirous to please everyone that I did nothing for myself.
- I cannot be ignorant of the fact that many worthy and patriotic citizens are desirous of having the national Constitution amended.
- What other endings are less desirous but possible?
- In the second verse, Duke continues that many of them are desirous of luxury, money, homes, and perceived economic freedom.
- He makes it quite clear that he dislikes the type of thin trim figures that are portrayed in the media and beauty magazines as beautiful and desirous.
- A lecture on marriage among these challenged persons preceded the meeting of young people who were desirous of getting married in the immediate future.
- What's more, I contend that a person who is self-assured and who is not desirous of doing an activity which he/she considers disagreeable will have no need for alcohol.
- Doctors are often portrayed as sincere and kindhearted people desirous of relieving the suffering of others.
- A telephone booth was put up in front of the stall, and those desirous of seeking counselling could speak over the phone in privacy and get appropriate advice.
- This was more or less the situation when European traders arrived with goods that they were desirous of exchanging with the farmers of the mainland and freshwater swamps.
- And so during holidays, an array of jobs await all those who are desirous of striking gold as early as possible.
- Whether you believe in evolution, creation or intelligent design, the human male is uniquely designed and desirous to accomplish these tasks.
- It also offered training for young men desirous of becoming Agricultural Teachers or Land Stewards and the pupils attending the Agricultural School did so as boarders.
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