intent on doing

intent on (doing something)

Determined to do something; set on doing something. I can't believe the invitations still aren't ready. It's like the printer is intent on ruining our wedding! She's intent on finishing her thesis this semester, but I just don't see how that's going to happen, with all the work she still needs to do.
See also: intent, on

intent on doing something

determined to do something. The children were intent on making a snowman. The prisoner was intent on escaping.
See also: intent, on