I am wanting


What is the difference between "I'm wanting something" and "I want something"?

I read in the thread below that :

"'I want him to go to nursery school.'
has a subtle difference in meaning from
'I'm wanting him to go to nursery school.'

The first is a simple statement of fact - and expresses a feeling you have that you have no doubt about.

The second is more refelctive: you have had internal doubts - or possibly you think someone may challenge or be surprised at your view. "

Can you please explain this?







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