Towards

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Definition

towards (Mecca): in the direction of (Mecca)
preposition

towards: in relation to, with respect to
preposition
Pronunciation examples
UK: They're saving money towards a new house.
US: Let's take a walk towards the river.

Examples

  • "animosity towards us foreigners."
  • "I wish to continue developing my career path towards management."
  • "Bruno assures me that Fiona's presence in our offices is more of a gesture of good faith towards the investors than a criticism of our work habits."
  • "Follow it down through the valleys towards the ocean of spirituality."
  • "Now I'm standing inside the huge entrance hall, looking towards the main gallery space."
  • "You can keep your current frequent flyer miles, and as a new customer with Loman's, you get a bonus 10 miles towards the airline of your choice."
  • "Even in markets which appear saturated such as Europe and North America, shoppers increase their purchases of Delavigne products towards the holiday season."
  • "Trial runs in towns with high obesity levels have shown that consumers are likely to avoid unhealthy products if they have a picture of an unhealthy body on them. As part of the new regulations, healthier food options will also feature a photo of a slim and sexy person, in an attempt to lure consumers towards these products."
  • "Moreover, US pollution is being carried by wind currents towards the South Pole, close to Australia."
  • "With the aid of air traffic controllers, Mr. Marron was able to guide the plane towards the airport runway."

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