In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1no insult was intended — no fue mi intención ofender
- to intend -ing / to intend to + inf — pensar + inf
- I don't know what he intends doing / 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
- 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 broma
- to 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 él
- to intend that
- I intended that there should be enough for everybody — mi intención era que alcanzara para todos
- All three were also charged with intending to pervert the course of justice.
- He had previously admitted conspiracy to do acts tending or intending to pervert the course of justice.
- Except, of course, nobody is intending to shut the prisons down.
- The only purpose it is intended to serve is to boost the election prospects of the ruling party in the State.
- Computers can be used by inmates to study a range of courses intended to help them upon release.
- Wayne also gave an account of how he had intended to cut his own throat after he realised Robert was dead.
- It is intended that the plan will be an accurate reflection of the needs and aspirations of the residents of the village.
- 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.
- Staggering closing times is also intended to cut violence by preventing revellers all heading home at the same time.
- The other program is a set of plans intended to broaden the coverage of the educational system.
- Whilst procedures for the resolution of disputes are provided for it is intended that they shall be used infrequently.
- Perhaps the council is intending to build purpose made truck stops on the outskirts of the towns if they implement these bans.
- However, it is intended that directors will be able to elect to keep the old rules in place.
- I never, of course, intended to go into the room in the first place so I'm happy to comply.
- Another name change is looming as the college intends to apply for full university status later this year.
- The grant is not intended to be used to pursue course work toward a degree or for ongoing projects.
- When we paid our fees in the pro shop the youngman raised his eyebrows a little when we told him we intended to walk the course.
- He was undertaking a physical education course and intended to become a physical education teacher.
- They intended to cut a major scene out of the beginning and they had also fiddled with the end quite a bit.
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