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(Do you) want to bet?

I'm so confident that you are wrong that I'm willing to bet on it. A: "There's no way you can prove that." B: "Want to bet?"
See also: want

(Do you) want to make something of it?

 and You want to make something of it?
Do you want to start a fight about it? (Rude and contentious.) Tom: You're really bugging me. It's not fair to pick on me all the time. Bill: You want to make something of it? Bob: Please be quiet. You're making too much noise. Fred: Do you want to make something of it?
See also: make, of, want

Want to make something of it?

 and Wanna make sumpin' of it?
Inf. Do you want to fight about it? (See also ) So, I'm a little ugly. Wanna make sumpin' of it? I'm sitting in your usual chair, you say? Want to make something of it?
See also: make, of, want


(ˈwɑnə and ˈwənə)
phr. want to. (Eye-dialect. Typical spoken English. Used in writing only for effect. Used in the examples of this dictionary.) I will if I wanna.


and wanna be (ˈwɑnə bi)
n. someone who wants to be something or someone. (Associated with Madonna, the singer.) All these teenyboppers are wannabes, and that’s why we can sell this stuff to them at any price.

wanna be

See also: wanna

Want to make something of it?

and Wanna make sumpin’ of it?
interrog. Do you want to fight about it? So, I’m a little ugly. Wanna make sumpin’ of it?
See also: make, of, something, want

Wanna make sumpin’ of it?

See also: make, of, wanna
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I realized, that's dumb, I need to make my own shit that I wanna bring in, know what I mean?
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