be bent on doing sth

be bent on doing sth
نَوَى \ be bent on doing sth.: to be determined to do sth: He’s bent on visiting Paris.. be going to: (expressing a future action) to intend to; be about to: I’m going to buy a new car. intend: to plan; have as one’s purpose: What do you to intend to do with the money? I intend to buy a new car. mean: to intend: I didn’t mean to hurt you. propose: intend: I propose to travel by air. think about, think of: to consider (possible action): We are thinking about (or of) buying a new car.

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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