One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Henry strode towards her’
in the direction of, to, toward, so as to approach, so as to near
on the way to, on the road to, en route for, in the vicinity of
2‘they're working towards a drug-free future’
with the aim of, in order to obtain, in order to achieve, so as to achieve, for
3‘towards evening dark clouds gathered’
just before, shortly before, near, nearing, around, approaching, close to, coming to, getting on for, not quite
4‘it is impossible to be indifferent towards her’
with regard to, as regards, regarding, in regard to, in respect to, with respect to, respecting, in relation to, concerning, about, in connection with, apropos
5‘they offered to contribute £2,000 towards a fund to restore the church's organ’
as a contribution to, for, as a help to, to help, to assist, supporting, promoting, assisting
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