The definition of missing
If an object is missing then that means the object cannot be found because it isn’t where it should be. For example, the sentence “I missing my keys.” = “My keys cannot be found because they aren’t in the location where they should be.”
The definition of lacking
If an object is lacking then that means there is an insufficient amount of that object. For example, the sentence “Butter 🧈 is lacking in the sauce” = “there is an insufficient amount of butter in the sauce”.
Another example is “I’m lacking by £10." which equals “I’m insufficient by £10.” that is to say “I need £10 more (to do the action that I want to do).” For example, if I wanted to buy something which costs £50 but I only have £40 then “I’m lacking by £10." = “I’m insufficient by £10.” = “I need £10 more (in order to buy it).”
« Il me manque 10000 euros. »
One of the definitions of manquer Larousse gives is
So I understand the part which say « ne pas être là où il faudrait » which means “to not be where it should be”. So based on that part I feel like one of the meanings of « Il me manque 10000 euros. » is “I’m missing 10000 euros.” that is to say “My 10000 euros are not in the place where they should be.” Is this correct?
I don’t completely understand the part which says « Être en moins » however I feel like the second meaning of « Il me manque 10000 euros. » is “I’m lacking by 10000 euros.” which equals “I’m insufficient by 10000 euros” which equals “I need 10000€ more (to do what I want to do).” Is this correct?
I guess I’m looking for “yes or no” answers.😅
I understand that Larousse is weird sometimes and that I should use Le Robert. However for the verb manquer, I find Le Robert difficult to read.
Lastly, thank you so much for answering my two questions guys! 😊