2011년 10월 1일 토요일

Dic: intend (review how it can be defined)

1. If you intend to do something, you have decided or planned to do it.

  • She intends to do A levels and go to university... ◁V to-inf
  • I didn't intend coming to Germany to work... ◁V -ing
  • We had always intended that the new series would be live. ◁V that
2. (usu passive)
  1. If something is intended for a particular purpose, it has been planned to fulfil that purpose. 
  2. If something is intended for a particular person, it has been planned to be used by that person or to affect them in some way.
  • This money is intended for the development of the tourist industry... ◁be V-ed for n
  • Columns are usually intended in architecture to add grandeur and status... ◁be V-ed to-inf
  • Originally, Hatfield had been intended as a leisure complex. ◁be V-ed as n
3. If you intend a particular idea or feeling in something that you say or do, you want to express it or want it to be understood. (= mean)
  • He didn't intend any sarcasm... ◁V n
  • Burke's response seemed a little patronizing, though he undoubtedly hadn't intended it that way... ◁V n n (???)
  • This sounds like a barrage of accusation─I don't intend it to be... ◁V n to-inf
  • I think he intended it as a put-down comment. ◁V n prep
.... Cobuild, cf. 네이버

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