"This is my request ... (and) this is how I'll know" (Genesis 24:14).
In July 1994 I asked God to "give me a sign" if there was any hope to meet this guy that I was 😍... or else I needed to forget about him. The next week at church, Jeff walked over and introduced himself. I was so excited to finally meet him, but even more excited that God had answered my prayer!
Don't be afraid to ask God for exactly what you want. Be specific. If He has a different answer for you, He's big enough to work that out. But if He wants to answer your prayer in exactly the way you're praying... it can be pretty fun to experience.