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intend something as something

to mean something to serve as something. We intend this money as a gift. Do not even think about paying it back. This money is intended as a gift.
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intend something for someone or something

to mean for someone or something to get something. I intended this one for you. I'm sorry I failed to give it to you in time. Aunt Em intended this cake for the county fair, but you can have it instead.
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References in classic literature ?
Dunstan knocked still more loudly, and, without pausing for a reply, pushed his fingers through the latch-hole, intending to shake the door and pull the latch-string up and down, not doubting that the door was fastened.
Here the Jew paused again, and looked at the last zecchin, intending, doubtless, to bestow it upon Gurth.
I fully intended to write her a sweet letter to make her forgive me in spite of herself, but somehow the weeks have slipped away and I am still fully intending.
I took with me six cows and two bulls alive, with as many ewes and rams, intending to carry them into my own country, and propagate the breed.
You are horrified at our intending to do away with private property.
In one word, you reproach us with intending to do away with your property.
I directed my children to fly to a secure place, and shut up my house as I had done before, intending not to quit it; but my eldest daughter repented her leaving me, hastened back, and protested she would not quit the house unless I did.
Pierre, having decided that until he had carried out his design he would disclose neither his identity nor his knowledge of French, stood at the half-open door of the corridor, intending to conceal himself as soon as the French entered.
KARACHI -- PIA has so far operated 137 Pre-Hajj flights and carried around 55,000 intending Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia with on time flight departures and arrivals.
KARACHI -- The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has so far operated 100 Pre-Hajj flights and carried around 40,300 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia with on time flight departures and arrivals.
Among male participants, the only psychosocial indicator that remained significant was the level of importance placed on sex in a relationship: Men's odds of intending to delay sex with main partners for at least two months decreased as the importance of sex increased (odds ratio, 0.
As well as intending to enhance the prestige of the host countries, and to boost their economies, expos have always had a cultural dimension.
This refers to the period before the SBJPA, when the IRS did not have the authority to grant relief (because of an invalid S election) to a corporation intending to be an S corporation.
For example, the presence of an intention contrary to marriage at the time of the wedding, such as not intending to be faithful to one's spouse or not intending to have children would be grounds for an annulment, Slowinski says.