go toward

go toward (someone or something)

1. To move forward or maneuver toward a location or goal The army went toward the enemy capital. Last time I saw them, they were going toward the library.
2. To be designated or used for a particular purpose. Typically said of money. My graduation money will go toward those car repairs I desperately need.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go toward someone or something

to move toward someone or something. The child went toward the open door. The dog went toward the cat and the cat ran away.
See also: go, toward
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They made signs for me to come down from the rock, and go towards the shore, which I accordingly did; and the flying island being raised to a convenient height, the verge directly over me, a chain was let down from the lowest gallery, with a seat fastened to the bottom, to which I fixed myself, and was drawn up by pulleys.
Descending from the tree I hastily collected what remained of my provisions and set off as fast as I could go towards it.
The third project - comprising a $45.7 million loan and $4.3 million grant - will go toward increasing the productivity of smallholder farmers in provinces in the Tonle Sap river basin.
When they were trying to sell the lottery to voters more than 25 years ago, political candidates left many Texans with the impression that 100 percent of the money earned from the lottery would go toward education and that the lottery might generate enough money to pay for all public education.
Spencer's grant will go toward the Depot Road Rail Trail, while Brookfield's will go towards the Moose Hill Snowmobile Connector Conservation Project.
Soboroff wrote on his auction listing that half of the money raised will go toward the LAPD Cadet program crisis and the other half of the money will go towards the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation, to support the families of fallen officers.
Even at current low interest rates, about 8 percent of your income tax dollars go toward paying interest costs annually.
West said the hospital raised about $111,000 during the last year to go toward the park.
The funding will go toward medium sized and small firms engaged in research and development of space technologies in which Israel enjoys a relative advantage.
Of the sum, J$1.225 billion (12.25 million [euro]) will go toward the road sector program.
Any rent Massport collects from airlines and reserve funds will go toward repaying the bonds; the remainder will be covered by Ambac Assurance Corp., a Wall Street bond insurance company the airline hired to repay the bonds in the event of bankruptcy.
Instead, he is proposing that the money (primarily grant dollars) that the city currently spends on recycling education and public relations would instead go toward recycling enforcement and compliance.
Oklahoma State University alum Boone Pickens kicked off the giving spree by writing a $165 million check, money that will go toward expanding and rehabilitating the school's athletic facilities.