- 1.1 (determined) (predicative/predicativo) to be intent
onsth/ -ingestar* decidido or resuelto a+ infinitive/infinitivoshe was intent on success o on succeeding estaba decidida or resuelta a triunfar, se había propuesto triunfarMore example sentences1.2 (attentive, concentrated) [expression] de viva atención, concentrado; [look/stare] penetrante, fijo to be intent
- Chip's face was firm and Kim could tell he was intent on keeping himself above water.
- He also warned their opposition could backfire because he was now intent on deregulating the restaurant sector.
- He said he was intent on protecting direct payments to Ireland which were worth 2 billion euro annually.
onsth estar* abstraído or concentrado enalgoMore example sentences
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- He was very intent on this task, as if he fancied himself a latter-day St. Francis.
- Mr McCall said the management was still ‘more intent on imposition than negotiation’.
- But the women take no notice of their admirers, so intent are they on their own conversation.
- She has an unsettling intent look, and seems to see things the people around her don't.
- I was preoccupied with this useless energy when a huge man approached with an intent look on his face.
- Danny looked up to see Cameron at the door, leaning back against it with an intent look in his eyes.
Bullfighting remains popular in many parts of Spain and some Latin American countries, and is regularly broadcast on television. During the bullfight (corrida) three bullfighters (matadores) fight a total of six bulls, two each.
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- propósito (m), intención (f) a declaration/letter of intent una declaración/carta de intenciones with evil/good intent [formal] con malos/buenos propósitos, con malas/buenas intenciones with intent to +
infinitive/infinitivo[formal], con el objeto or el propósito de + infinitive/infinitivo[formal] to all intents and purposes a efectos prácticos