Want for nothing 要什麼有什麼

Does this phrase mean you do not want anything? Learn how to use this expression.
What kind of life is this expression used to describe?

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今日片語

表達 “want for nothing” 用來比喻 “擁有一切需要的事物,要什麼有什麼”,形容 “生活富足、舒適”。這裡,動詞 “want” 的意思並不是 “想要”,而是 “需要”。這個說法多用於談論某人在生活上得到了無微不至的照顧,什麼也不缺。

例句

Nigel is a very dedicated son. He makes sure that his elderly mother wants for nothing and that she is very well taken care of.
奈吉爾是一個盡心盡力的兒子。他確保已經年邁的母親在生活上什麼也不缺,而且受到無微不至的照顧。

Even though we were never rich, my parents made sure that my siblings and I wanted for nothing when we were growing up. We were very lucky.
即使我們生活從不富裕,但父母還是確保我和兄弟姐妹們從小到大什麼也不缺。我們很幸運。

Pluto is the happiest dog I’ve ever met. His owner loves him so much she even gives him roast chicken for dinner! He wants for nothing!
布魯托是我見過的最開心的一條狗。狗主人非常愛它,她甚至給它做烤雞肉當晚飯。它真是要什麼有什麼!

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