with an eye towards

with an eye towards

Focused on a particular thing that could happen in the future. With an eye towards fund-raising, I made sure to talk to all the trustees I could at the event. We moved back in with my parents, with an eye towards saving up for a house.
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with an eye to

With a view to: redecorated the room with an eye to its future use as a nursery.
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Payments on installment sales completed before enactment will receive the benefit of lower capital gains rates, but installment sales should be structured with an eye towards increases in capital gains rates, currently scheduled for 2009.
The TFU's goal is to evaluate the usefulness of each item against specific factors with an eye towards minimizing the number of uniform items required.
It has been said that history is the story of the victors, or the most agreed upon lies, but these things are said by writers and historians with an eye towards rehabilitating the historical record in the interest of those subjected to the terrors of their times.