lack/want for nothing

idiom

: to have everything one needs
Their children lack/want for nothing.

Examples of lack/want for nothing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s also this silliness, our awareness of the absurdity of these people who want for nothing, all of whom are, in so many ways, causing their own problems. Josh Wigler, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Oct. 2023 Key features missing: iPhone lovers will want for nothing when opting for this phone. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2022 The new movies are built primarily for those who want for nothing more than endless references, footnotes, in-jokes, Easter eggs, cute callbacks, breadcrumbs and vague shapes of things to come. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 13 Apr. 2022 Between the company to the generous tins of caviar dolled out to everyone in attendance, the guests could really want for nothing. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 10 Nov. 2021 Silver Moon Brewing Description: Visitors lack for nothing, as they are greeted by a large complex of food trucks, a patio beer cart, a live music tent, and an expansive patio of seating around tables, barrels and fire pits. oregonlive, 8 Aug. 2022

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“Lack/want for nothing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lack%2Fwant%20for%20nothing. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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