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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 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.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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