go toward (someone or something)

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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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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.
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I was in finance for seven years and I realised that I really wasn't passionate about what I was doing and that I wanted to go towards something that I was more passionate about.
"To be honest, we felt guilty for taking it from them but they insisted that we had it, they said that they had read about what the charity does and want it to go towards something worthwhile.
Some may think that a community bank loan might help them to pay their council tax, or maybe go towards something more substantial?
residents the take on service I appreciate that they are quick to point out that the funding came from the Government, but surely the money could go towards something that the community is desperate for, such as the reinstatement of a rail link to Cardiff.
"Having the odd coffee from Starbucks or Costa is fine but the money spent on these luxuries could go towards something so much more exciting."
"This will help towards her funeral, and go towards something in her memory.
LIKE many in Bahrain, I read with some alarm that 'Fresh meat costs BD1 million more (per month)' and that the government simply has to find the funds as part of the meat subsidy - money which could surely go towards something of greater community benefit and permanence (GDN, January 2).
On this topic, Frankl (1980) mentions that within the uniquely human or noetic dimension, we must find the phenomena of self-transcendence of logos (spirit) since the human existence always tends to go towards something further than oneself, towards some sense.
"All 489 lots of ill-gotten gains sold today and the proceeds will go towards something good for a change," said Deputy US Marshal Roland Ubaldo.
I want my taxes to go towards something beneficial."
'Jane wanted the money to go towards something that helped women,' she said.
People can make quite a lot of money from an item and that can go towards something that they are saving up for.
We want it to go towards something useful like university.
But if I get hungry it will have to go towards something to eat."
"I don't think the general public would like to think their taxes should go towards something like this.