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save toward (something)

To put money aside for some particular purpose or purchase in the future. A noun or pronoun can be used between "save" and "toward." We need to start saving toward a new car. I hope we've saved enough money toward this vacation.
See also: save, toward
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

save (money) toward something

to accumulate money toward the purchase of something. I am saving my money toward the purchase of a big-screen TV. I'm saving toward a new car.
See also: save, toward
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Our house had collapsed backward; the front portion, even on the ground floor, had been destroyed completely; by a chance the kitchen and scullery had escaped, and stood buried now under soil and ruins, closed in by tons of earth on every side save towards the cylinder.
"No; mine--the little I have been able to save toward restoring what I stole."
UK-based Revolut, a mobile banking firm, has launched Group Vaults, a solution that allows customers to save towards a common goal with family and friends.
It is possible to save towards buying a piece of land to construct your home in or even buying a completed home without committing your-self to a steep loan that will take years to offset.
In the second half their goalkeeper had a world-class save towards the end.
Goals, a new feature that allows customers to set and save towards financial goals, was also announced.
A government initiative launched in 2012 to help more workers to save towards their retirement.
A Treasury spokesman insisted the scheme was proving "hugely popular", helping more than half a million buyers save towards their first home and with thousands of bonuses having been paid out already.
With more scope to save towards a deposit and over a longer period of time, the team believes that this initiative will give many aspiring home owners another boost towards owning their own home.
The partnership will offer a comprehensive range of products to help customers save towards their goals such as children's education, marriage or retirement, as well as ensuring the family protection against unforeseen events, the bank said in a statement.
"Our lads were excellent - the enthusiasm, ability and passion were second to none, both the goals were cracking strikes and our keeper Carl O'Neill pulled off a top class save towards the end of the game to secure the three points.
The Bank Windhoek GroupSave account is meant for friends, sport teams, social clubs, families, stokvels and other groups that want to save towards a common goal.
Automatic enrolment is the new workplace pension law that means all workers - aged 22 and over, under state pension age and earning more than PS9,440 a year - will be given the chance to save towards their financial future.
One of the things that hinder people from saving for their future is their tendency to spend their money on short-term goals, so the respondents were asked to choose whether they would save towards a holiday or retirement, if they could only afford to save for one in a single year.
Well, perhaps a reduction in obscenely high energy and travel costs would allow the individual to save towards the future.