Example sentences for: desire

How can you use “desire” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The paper attributes this to the steep decline in the number of people on welfare, the states' slowness to develop new welfare programs, and their desire to save money for the next recession.

  • Viewed from this angle, Harris and Klebold's rampage can be interpreted as an extreme desire to join a community whose values they had bought into.

  • Because in sports we discover a dramatic metaphor for our desire to move into new terrain and reach goals that can be statistically measured?

  • Beijing should consider itself fortunate that the popular desire for spiritual inspiration took such a benign form."

  • My vague desire to live in Africa got swapped, unfairly I felt, for my wife's even vaguer one to live in Asia.

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