intent

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪnˈtɛnt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪnˈtɛnt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(in tent)


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intent

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. that was not my intent!
  2. that was not my intent, but
  3. but that was not my intent
  4. had the intent to [finish, go, try, do]
  5. it is the intent of [Congress, the administration] to
  6. the [initial, original] intent was to
  7. was open about my intent to
  8. was it your intent to...?
  9. what was your intent when you...?
  10. didn't realize it was your intent to
  11. it was (not) the [president's, owner's] intent to
  12. is that a statement of intent?
  13. pursued his [goal, target] with intent
  14. arrested for the intent to [murder, conspire]
  15. imprisoned for criminal intent
  16. idiom: for all intents and purposes
adj
  1. is [somewhat, completely] intent upon
  2. intent on [finishing, achieving, reaching, having]
  3. was intent on my [research, work, book]
  4. is intent on [revenge, success]
  5. had an intent look [on his face, in his eyes]
  6. gave us an intent [glare, stare, glance]
  7. an intent curiosity (about)
additional examples
  1. that was not my intent!
  2. that was not my intent, but
  3. but that was not my intent
  4. had the intent to [finish, go, try, do]
  5. it is the intent of [Congress, the administration] to
  6. the [initial, original] intent was to
  7. was open about my intent to
  8. was it your intent to...?
  9. what was your intent when you...?
  10. didn't realize it was your intent to
  11. it was (not) the [president's, owner's] intent to
  12. is that a statement of intent?
  13. pursued his [goal, target] with intent
  14. arrested for the intent to [murder, conspire]
  15. imprisoned for criminal intent
  16. idiom: for all intents and purposes
  17. is intent upon [finishing, discovering, improving]
  18. is [somewhat, completely] intent upon
  19. intent on [finishing, achieving, reaching, having]
  20. was intent on my [research, work, book]
  21. is intent on [revenge, success]
  22. had an intent look [on his face, in his eyes]
  23. gave us an intent [glare, stare, glance]
  24. an intent curiosity (about)
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