go toward
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Usage note
This phrasal verb may also be spelled "go towards."
go toward(
go
 
tawrd
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to contribute to)
a. contribuir a
The money Timoteo's grandparents gave him every birthday and Christmas went toward a college fund.El dinero que los abuelos de Timoteo le regalaban cada cumpleaños y Navidad contribuía a un fondo para la universidad.
2. (to count for)
a. contar para
The extra credit question went toward my final grade to give me a 97.La pregunta de puntos extra contó para mi nota final, dándome un 97.
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go toward
go towards
intransitive verb
(contribute to)
the extra money will go toward a holiday el dinero extra será para unas vacaciones
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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