16 I did so, not at first aware what was his intention; but when I saw him lift and poise the book and stand in act to hurl it, I instinctively started aside with a cry of alarm.
17 The Syrian government, which is under intense scrutiny by Western nations and even the Arab league for human rights atrocities, was quick to clarify that it had no intention of using its massive stockpile of chemical weapons on civilians.
18 He dissimulated his intentions right up to the moment of the attack.
19 No words can be the disguise of base intentions.
20 The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
21 I had completely misread his intentions.
22 Hell is paved with good intentions.
23 Trade having been done, they settled to take the meal, to eat, to indicate their good intentions.
24 His plan is incompatible with my intentions.
25 Thus, it is difficult for children to relate the task to their own communicative intentions.
26 These people have good intentions to make a profit, but they are too greedy, which is why we have regulation.
27 Their actions were in conformity with their declared intentions.
28 This year, following the fall of one of the festival's most high-profile regulars, Harvey Weinstein, the event's ingrained sexism was scrutinised and criticised more intently than ever.
29 It was their intent to micromanage the issues, to become part of the process.
30 She was intent on pursuing a career in business.