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intend

US [ɪnˈtend]
UK [ɪn'tend]
  • v.打算;计划;想要;意指
  • Web企图;意欲;准备
Simple Present:intends  Present Participle:intending  Past Tense:intended  
intend
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v.
1.
[i][t]
打算;计划;想要to have a plan, result or purpose in your mind when you do sth
We finished later than we had intended.
我们完成时已超出原定时间。
I fully intended(= definitely intended) to pay for the damage.
我确实诚心想赔偿损失。
The writer clearly intends his readers to identify with the main character.
作者显然想使读者能与主人公产生共鸣。
I don't intend staying long.
我不打算长期逗留。
The company intends a slow-down in expansion.
公司准备放慢扩展速度。
He intended her no harm(= it was not his plan to harm her) .
他无意伤害她。
It is intended that production will start next month.
计划在下个月开始生产。
We intend that production will start next month.
我们计划下个月开始生产。
2.
[t]
意指to plan that sth should have a particular meaning
What exactly did you intend by that remark?
你那句话到底想说什么?
He intended it as a joke.
他只想开个玩笑。

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
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