the purpose of

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the purpose of(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. el propósito de
With the purpose of cutting cost in the company, there were some layoffs last week.Con el propósito de reducir los costos en la compañía, despidieron a algunos empleados la semana pasada.
b. el objetivo de
The purpose of this course is to provide students with the skills needed to study advanced calculus.El objetivo de este curso es que los estudiantes obtengan las destrezas necesarias para estudiar cálculo avanzado.
c. la finalidad de
This law has the purpose of protecting women and children.Esta ley tiene la finalidad de proteger a las mujeres y a los niños.
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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What is the purpose of having a gym membership if you never exercise?¿De qué sirve tener una membresía en el gimnasio si nunca haces ejercicio?
What is the purpose of having time off if you can't enjoy it?¿De qué sirve tener tiempo libre si no lo puedes disfrutar?
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