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    Default so intent on going to Florida

    Hi, what is "intent on" in this context?

    "And he was so intent on going to Florida—Florida!—that he was willing to leave
    his daughter’s recital drive out to the airport ..."

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    Default Re: so intent on going to Florida

    It means he was absolutely determined to go. Nothing would stop him. He was adamant he would go.

    Look up the definition of "intent" as an adjective.

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    Default Re: so intent on going to Florida

    Hi Em I should have said that the dictionary wrote "Focus" and it didn't seem so logical to me, thanks ...

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    Default Re: so intent on going to Florida

    Quote Originally Posted by flowersa View Post
    Hi Em I should have said that the dictionary wrote "Focus" and it didn't seem so logical to me, thanks ...
    Which dictionary gave "focus" as the meaning of "intent" as an adjective?

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    Default Re: so intent on going to Florida

    Hi, it's an English-Hebrew one Morfix.co.il

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    Default Re: so intent on going to Florida

    Quote Originally Posted by flowersa View Post
    Hi, it's an English-Hebrew one Morfix.co.il
    If it's English-Hebrew, how come it used an English, rather than a Hebrew, word to define 'intent'?

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    Default Re: so intent on going to Florida

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    If it's English-Hebrew, how come it used an English, rather than a Hebrew, word to define 'intent'?
    Hi, If you enter to the page and write a word in English it will give you the meaning in Hebrew, or you can put a word in Hebrew and gets the meaning in English but that in many times won't help

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    Default Re: so intent on going to Florida

    So it did not directly define 'intent' as focus then?

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    Default Re: so intent on going to Florida

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    So it did not directly define 'intent' as focus then?
    Hi it wrote in adv: Focused (sorry not only focus but in Hebrew) ?

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