Translation: from spanish

to intend doing something

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  • be in the business of doing something — phrase used for saying what the basic aims of someone’s actions or business activities are. This expression is often used when you think someone wants or expects something unreasonable I am not in the business of selling my best players.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin somebody down to doing something — ˌpin sbˈdown (to sth/doing sth) derived to make sb make a decision or say clearly what they think or what they intend to do • It s difficult to pin her down to fixing a date for a meeting. Main entry: ↑pinderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • intend */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈtend] / US verb [transitive] Word forms intend : present tense I/you/we/they intend he/she/it intends present participle intending past tense intended past participle intended 1) to have a plan in your mind to do something intend to do… …   English dictionary

  • intend — in|tend [ ın tend ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to have a plan in your mind to do something: intend to do something: What do you intend to do about this? intend someone/something to do something: I never intended it to turn out like that. intend… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • intend — in|tend W1S3 [ınˈtend] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: entendre to have as a purpose , from Latin intendere to stretch out, have as a purpose , from tendere to stretch ] 1.) to have something in your mind as a plan or purpose… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • have someone or something in mind — be thinking of ■ intend I had it in mind to ask you to work for me * * * have (someone or something) in mind : to be thinking of (someone or something): such as a : to be thinking of choosing (someone) for a job, position, etc. They have you in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin somebody down to something something — ˌpin sbˈdown (to sth/doing sth) derived to make sb make a decision or say clearly what they think or what they intend to do • It s difficult to pin her down to fixing a date for a meeting. Main entry: ↑pinderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • set one's heart on doing smth — want very much I set my heart on a nice holiday this winter but I won t be able to go because I have no money. (from Idioms in Speech) implies to long for rather than to intend; to have at all costs Well, it s a mess. She s set her heart upon… …   Idioms and examples

  • mean — mean1 W1S1 [mi:n] v [T] past tense and past participle meant [ment] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(have a particular meaning)¦ 2¦(intend to say something)¦ 3¦(intend to do something)¦ 4¦(result in something)¦ 5¦(be familiar)¦ 6¦(say something seriously)¦ 7¦(how… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mean — 1 /mi:n/ verb (T) past tense and past participle meant /ment/ 1 HAVE A PARTICULAR MEETING (not in progressive) to have or represent a particular meaning: What does Konbanwa mean in English? It means Good Evening . | The red light means Stop . |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • go — 1 verb past tense went, past participle gone, 3rd person singular present tense goes TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE SPEAKER 1 LEAVE SOMEWHERE (I) to leave a place to go somewhere else; depart: I wanted to go, but Anna wanted to stay. | It s late; I must… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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