The verb 想
想 is an optative verb. The optative verb is placed before the verb.
你 想 去 中国 吗？ – Do you want to go to China?
我 很 想 去 中国。 – I really want to go to China.
你想吃披萨吗？ Do you want to eat pisa ?
我真的很想吃披萨。 I really want to eat pisa.
想 also means think,thinking.
我想了一个晚上，你是对的。I am thinking over a night,your idea is right.
想 also means missing sb.
我想我的妈妈了。i am missing my mom.