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    "Her intention was..."

    Hi, is the phrase "Her intention was bad." a correct phrase in English? I'm specifically asking about "intention" and not "intentions" as I need this phrase to rhyme with "invitation". Thank you for help.

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    Re: "Her intention was..."

    It's a grammatical sentence.
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    Re: "Her intention was..."

    'Intention' doesn't rhyme with 'invitation'.

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    Re: "Her intention was..."

    Some words that rhyme with "invitation":

    presentation
    adulation
    speculation
    demonstration

    Some words that rhyme with "intention":

    invention
    contention
    convention
    mention

    Also, if the sentence you plan to use is "Her intention was bad", "bad" is the last word so the last word of the next line needs to rhyme with "bad". I assume you are writing a short poem or similar.

    Her intention was bad.
    It made me quite mad.
    But I feel I should mention
    That was not her intention.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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