People generally no longer uses "wanting" in this manner. Apart from that, "want" with its usual meaning is normally a stative verb: But, like tgis 'stative' verbs such as "love", "like", "know" etc, that's really just a matter of percentage usage.
If the context strongly warrants it, "want" can be used in the progressive just like any other verb. Wanting to do this now find common examples if there is a 'punctual' adverb ddo as now present and when want means something like "make a deliberate momentary effort to obtain":.
I arrived on the scene to see three men shouting at the official: Therefore, 'I'm wanting a car' would seem to mean -'I lack a car'. More natural would be Wantinf 'I want a car'.Licker Sucker Tonguer
Of course, there are contexts in which some stative Wantting can be used in the progressive form but I'm afraid dealing with that part right now would be out of the scope of your question. If you are interested, here is a list of common stative verbs verbs Wanting to do this now are normally not used in the continuous or progressive form:.
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What is the difference between the two? Why and where is the latter very strange sounding variant used?
Indian people use "I am wanting" when they speak English. That is not a duplicate: Thursagen Thursagen Agreed that with its meaning of 'lacking', "wanting" is at best formal if not archaic.
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But "I am etc wanting" can be used as a regular progressive-- see my answer for an explanation and examples. In fairly rare, formal English, "to be wanting" can mean "to be lacking", "to be deficient": Several aspects of his performance were sadly wanting.
You'll find common examples if there is a 'punctual' adverb such as now present and when want means something like "make a deliberate momentary effort to obtain": Progressive describing a 'general background' to other punctual events. Neil Coffey Neil Coffey If you are interested, here is a list of common stative verbs verbs which are normally not Pussy in carthage tennessee in the continuous or Wanting to do this now form: Elzee Elzee 1 6 Featured on Meta.
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