Be intended as

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Definition

(The horse) is intended as a gift!: (The horse) is meant to be, is planned as a present!
idiom

(This horse) is intended for (my daughter): (This horse) is destined for, is to be given to (my daughter)
idiom

Examples

  • "I won't go into details but, in a classic example of cultural misunderstanding, she thought the small, red phone was intended as a gift, and she is now refusing to give it back!"

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