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  • Baby I Need Your Loving ( Four Tops song )
  • Badly off
  • Business need
  • Crunch all you want, we'll make more ( Doritos advertising slogan )
  • Dirt poor
  • Do You Really Want to Hurt Me ( Culture Club song )
  • Do You Want To Know A Secret? ( Beatles song )
  • Do you want a shape like a bra? Or do you want a shape like a woman? ( Warner's Body Bra advertising slogan )
  • Do you want the good news or the bad news?
  • Down on his luck
  • Eats shooots and leaves ( classic example of the need for punctuation )
  • Eke out a living
  • Everything you want from a store and a little bit more ( Safeway Supermarkets advertising slogan )
  • Fall on hard times
  • Feel the pinch
  • For want of a nail the shoe was lost ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man was lost
  • Girls Just Want To Have Fun ( Cyndi Lauper song )
  • Grapes, like children, need love and affection ( Almaden advertising slogan )
  • Hard pressed
  • Hard times
  • Hard up
  • Hasn't got two cents to rub together
  • I Pity The Poor Immigrant ( Bob Dylan song )
  • I Want Somebody To Love ( The Beatles song )
  • I Want To Hold Your Hand ( Beatles song )
  • I Want You ( Bob Dylan song )
  • I Want You Back ( The Jackson 5 song )
  • I don't want to say I told you so, but I told you so
  • I need it yesterday
  • I want YOU for the US Army ( World War I and World War II advertising slogan )
  • I want my MTV ( MTV advertising slogan )
  • I want my Maypo ( Maypo advertising slogan )
  • I want that one ( A catchphrase from Little Britain )
  • I want to be alone ( A catchphrase from Grand Hotel )
  • I want to talk to the organ grinder not the monkey
  • I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens ( Woody Allen quotation )
  • If life were like that, you wouldn't need a VISA card ( VISA advertising slogan )
  • If this is wrong I don't want to be right
  • If you want Kentucky Fried Chicken, you have to visit me ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • If you want a thing done well, do it yourself
  • If you want to get ahead, get a hat ( Hat Council advertising slogan )
  • If you want to impress someone, put him on your Black list ( Johnny Walker Black Whiskey advertising slogan )
  • It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife ( the opening line of Pride and Prejudice )
  • It's My Party And I'll Cry If I Want To ( Lesley Gore song )
  • It's everywhere you want to be ( Visa advertising slogan )
  • Lean times
  • Love is all you need ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Make do
  • Make poverty history
  • Mendoza line ( A baseball expression denoting a line marking a very poor performance )
  • Minimum wage
  • Money, That's What I Want ( The Beatles song )
  • Need You Now ( Lady Antebellum song )
  • Need your head examined
  • Nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there
  • Not a penny to bless yourself with,
  • Not two pennies to rub together
  • Of slender means
  • Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to get her poor doggie a bone ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • On a need to know basis
  • On queer street
  • On skid row
  • On the wrong side of the tracks
  • On your uppers
  • One law for the rich and another for the poor
  • Piss poor
  • Polly want a cracker?
  • Poor but honest
  • Poor little rich girl
  • Poor thing but mine own
  • Prepare to want one ( Hyundai advertising slogan )
  • Rags to riches
  • Rich man poor man beggerman thief
  • Rubber chicken ( poor quality or overcooked chicken )
  • Rubber chicken curcuit ( a speaking or fundraising event at which poor quality meat is served )
  • Scrape a living
  • Shoestring budget
  • Stop the world I want to get off
  • The Poor Bloody Infantry ( term used to describe the British infantry in WWI )
  • The crumbs from a rich man's table
  • The more you get the more you want
  • The need for speed
  • The rich get richer and the poor get poorer
  • Thin time of it
  • Want a better Internet? You belong at America Online ( AOL advertising slogan )
  • Want him to be more of a man? Try being more of a woman! ( Coty Perfumes advertising slogan )
  • Want some seafood Mama ( Fats Waller song )
  • Want to reach 8 out of 10 adults - walk this way ( Yellow Pages advertising slogan )
  • Waste not, want not
  • We Need To Talk About Kevin ( Lionel Shriver book )
  • We are going to need considerably bigger buns ( line from Calendar Girls )
  • We're gonna need a bigger boat ( Jaws advertising tagline )
  • What You Want is What You Get ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • What we want is Watney's ( Watney's beer advertising slogan )
  • What women want
  • Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away ( Robert Maynard Hutchins quotation )
  • Where do you want to go today? ( Microsoft advertising slogan )
  • Who's finger do you want on the trigger?
  • You Can't Always Get What You Want ( The Rolling Stone song )
  • You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
  • You don't need caffeine. And neither does your cola ( Like Cola advertising slogan )
  • You say you want a revolution ( Line from Beatles song )
  • You're going to need a bigger boat ( Jaws )
  • You're the One That I Want ( John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John song )

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