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Dear Mr Answer:
Is there any differences between "intend to do" and "intend doing something"
How do you use them in different ways?(if there is)
I expect to find an infinitive after the verb "intend."
How do you intend to spend your inheritance?
What do you intend to do while in Paris?
I intend to contact your teacher as soon as possible.
As an American English speaker, I find the -ing form awkward and unnatural.
[not a teacher]
in‧tend S3 W1 /Żn"tend/ [transitive]
1 to have something in your mind as a plan or purpose [↪ intention]
intend to do something
I intend to spend the night there.
intend somebody/something to do something
I didn't intend her to see the painting until it was finished.
I never intended things to turn out the way they did.
It is intended that these meetings will become a regular event.
intend doing something
We intend looking at the situation again.
I fully intend (=definitely intend) to return home next year.
As you can see, Longman Dic indicates that you can use intend doing something......
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Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press
intend Show phonetics
to have as a plan or purpose:
[+ to infinitive] We intend to go to Australia next year.
Somehow I offended him, which wasn't what I'd intended.
[+ object + to infinitive] I don't think she intended me to hear the remark.