One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
attributive (of a person) planning or meaning to do or be the specified thing.‘an intending client’
- ‘The owners of 87, Marlborough Road, and the estate agent handling the sale should have informed the intending purchasers of this fact.’
- ‘He pointed to the four options open to an intending purchaser on receiving an adverse structural survey.’
- ‘We would like to see as many members as possible in attendance and any intending members are also welcome to come along on the night.’
- ‘The intending singers must have an ID or bona fide card, passport size photograph, and must pay registration fee.’
- ‘There are still a number of places available, but it is important that intending pilgrims give their names immediately to Tully's Travel.’
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