Translation of intend in Spanish:

intend

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtend/

vt

  • no insult was intended no fue mi intención ofender to intend -ing o to intend to + inf pensar* + inf I don't know what he intends doing o to do no sé qué piensa hacer what do you intend doing about it? ¿qué piensas hacer al respecto? do it then! — I fully intend to! ¡pues hazlo! — ¡vaya que si lo haré! I intend to go abroad next year pienso viajar al extranjero el año que viene, tengo intenciones de viajar al extranjero el año que viene to intend sb/sth to + inf querer* que algn/algo + subj I intend my son to go to my old school quiero que mi hijo vaya a mi antiguo colegio I intended the remark to be a joke lo dije en bromato intend sth for sb the present was intended for you el regalo era para ti the sarcasm was intended for him el sarcasmo iba dirigido a élto intend that I intended that there should be enough for everybody mi intención era que alcanzara para todos
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    • The only purpose it is intended to serve is to boost the election prospects of the ruling party in the State.
    • It is possible that from its beginning it was intended in due course to become the administrative centre of Britain as well.
    • He had planned the ideal route down the snowboard cross course and was intending to stick to it.

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