tener la intención de
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Usage note
This phrase may also be written "tener intención de."
tener la intención de(
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. (general)
a. to intend to
Ahora que he acabado mis estudios, tengo la intención de encontrar un trabajo e independizarme.Now that I've finished my studies, I intend to find a job and leave home.
b. to plan to
Este año tenemos la intención de ir a Ibiza de vacaciones. ¿Nos puedes aconsejar un buen hotel?We're planning to go to Ibiza on vacation this year. Can you recommend a good hotel?
c. to have the intention of
No tengo la intención de hacerme jugador de tenis profesional. Juego solo porque me gusta.I don't have the intention of becoming a professional tennis player. I play only because I enjoy it.
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