bent on doing

bent on (doing something)

Very determined to do something, perhaps aggravatingly so. She's bent on coming here for the weekend, so we better clean the guest room. I'm bent on getting an A on this exam, so I've been studying all week.
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bent on doing something

Fig. determined to do something. I believe you are bent on destroying the entire country. I am bent on saving the planet.
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