Intend

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Future ActionsPlay
Use 'intend' to express what you are planning to do in the near or distant future. SlideShe intends to study abroad next year.
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Personal DesirePlay
'Intend' often conveys a strong personal commitment or determination to do something. SlideHe intends to win the competition, no matter what.
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Prepositions MatterPlay
Pay attention to prepositions after 'intend': 'to' for actions, 'for' for purposes or recipients. SlideThey intend to go camping. / He intended the gift for you.