He is intent on pursuing his own agenda and grappling with a serious crisis of financial institutions.
“We know that he came here with the intent of finding an administrator,” Jordan said in the press conference.
In 1948 and After, he describes how intent the then Yishuv leadership was “to thwart the emergence of a Palestinian-Arab state.”
Back to today: Israel is responding not only to Iran's actions but also to its rhetoric, its statements of intent.
There was no artifice to the question, no intent to make his dad look foolish.
And so Iphinoe came to the Minyae; and they asked with what intent she had come among them.
intent upon the flight of my flies, I took the step without care.
He surveyed the benches haughtily once, then set forward again, intent on Nilo.
The law does not punish every act which is done with the intent to bring about a crime.
It is not often that such a Godsend comes in the way of an under-secretary; and he was intent upon his performance.
"purpose," early 13c., from Old French entente, from Latin intentus "a stretching out," in Late Latin "intention, attention," noun use of past participle of intendere "stretch out, lean toward, strain," literally "to stretch out" (see intend).
"very attentive," late 14c., from Latin intentus "attentive, eager, waiting, strained," past participle of intendere "to strain, stretch" (see intend). Related: Intently.