Spanish word for Want

The Spanish word for “want” is “querer

How to pronounce “querer” in Spanish:

Sounds like – kay-rerr
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Translation for want in Spanish

querer = want in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “want” using these sentences:

Example 1:
I want chocolate ice cream for dessert.

De postre quiero helado de chocolate.

Example 2:
He doesn’t know what he wants.

Él no sabe lo que quiere.

Example 3:
To want and to need are very different things.

Querer y necesitar son cosas muy distintas.

Example 4:
When they grow up they want to be a rock band.

Cuando crezcan ellos quieren ser una banda de rock.

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  • David Corcoran

    I want to learn spanish so I can speak with my girlfriends family

    quiero aprender español entoces peudo hablar con la familia de mi novia

  • David Corcoran

    I want to learn spanish so I can speak with my girlfriends family

    quiero aprender español entoces peudo hablar con la familia de mi novia

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