Karen
What is the difference between "I want to" and "I would liken to". Sometime I confused the two words.I would like to
Dec 1, 2014 1:11 PM
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"I would like to" is more formal than "I want to".
December 1, 2014
'I would like to' is more polite and more tentative than 'I want to'. As a request, 'I want to' can sound demanding, rude or childish, whereas 'I'd like to' is more polite. If you are expressing a wish or desire, 'I would like to' also suggests that this may not be possible to do.
December 1, 2014
“I want to”is always direct,but“I would like to”is euphemistic.
December 1, 2014
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Karen
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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