想要, 需要, 将要, 就要, and 快要 are five frequently used words of 要. They have different uses. Find out how to use each of them correctly.
想要 and 需要 are similar, but 想要 means “want something; feel like to do/want to do something, intend, wish, etc.”, and 需要 means “need, demand, claim, require, etc.”
将要, 就要 and 快要 all can express the meaning of “be going to, be about to, etc”.
want; feel like to
I want to go to China. 我想要去中国。
As a customer, you identify the book you want by using only the retrieval system. 作为一个读者，你通过使用检索系统确定自己想要的书。
need; demand; claim; requirement, etc.
I need a new book. 我需要一本新书。
To satisfy one’s needs. 满足某人的需要。
All idioms must be learned; good idioms need to be learned only once. 所有的习惯用法都需要学习；好的习惯用法只需要学一次。
be about to; be going to; be on the verge of, will, shall
He is coming to Thailand. 他将要来泰国。
be going to; be about to; be to; will; shall
火车就要出发了。The train is about to start.
飞机就要起飞了。The plane is about to take off.
be about to; be going to; be on the point of
快要下雨了。It’s about to rain.
这家公司快要破产了。The company is on the verge of bankruptcy.