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Meaning of “想要” as opposed to “想” and “要”

What is the difference between want and desire? 想和要表达意愿时的主要差别在于语气的强弱和行动的可能性。 The main difference between xiǎng hé yào, when they express desire, lies in the strength of tone (of expression) and the ...
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Meaning of “想要” as opposed to “想” and “要”

The example sentences below may help to clear up the question on the occasion to use each word: 我想做一個老师 - I want/intend to be a teacher. (wish/desired to be) 我要做一個老师 - I want/must to be a teacher. (...
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Meaning of “想要” as opposed to “想” and “要”

[想 + v] means [want to + v] [要 + v] can mean either [want to + v], [demand to] or [need to + v] [想要 + v] means [want to + v] or [attempt to + v] When you want to say "need to" you can only ...
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What is the difference between 表演 and 演出?

Could they be used interchangeably? Only "performance" is interchangeable 鋼琴表演 piano performance (O) 鋼琴演出 piano performance (O) 演出默劇 play mime (O) 表演默劇 Performs mime (X) 表演魔術 Performs ...
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