①【例】This happens to coincide with our desire.
【例】It’s our desire to have a share in your trade.
①【例】We desire some samples of your products in order to acquaint ourselves with the workmanship.
【例】We desire to establish trade relations with you.
①【例】We desire an immediate answer.
②句式：desire sb to do sth。
【例】What do you desire us to buy?
【例】It is desired (requested) that the catalogue (should) be airmailed to us within one week.
①句式：be desirous of sth。
【例】We are desirous of [desire] your lowest quotation for “Phoenix” brand bicycles.
②句式：be desirous of doing sth。
【例】We are desirous of extending our export trade.
③句式：be desirous to do sth。
【例】We are desirous to establish trade relations with you.
【例】We are strongly desirous that the goods should be ready for shipment by the end of this month.
句式：desist from doing sth。
【例】Our factory has recently desisted from manufacturing the milling machine you want.