towards

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WordReference English-Dutch Dictionary © 2019:

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EngelsNederlands
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(in the direction of)naar vz
  richting vz
 Walk toward the Capitol and turn left on 8th Street.
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(facing)naar vz
 She was standing with her back towards me.
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(in the direction of)naar vz
  richting vz
 Drive towards Chicago and take exit 73.
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
figurative (with regard to)ten opzichte van vz
  met betrekking tot vz
 My boss's attitude toward women is a little troubling.
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
figurative (for, contributing to)voor vz
 I've put a bit of money away toward my summer holiday.
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WordReference English-Dutch Dictionary © 2019:

Samengestelde woorden:
EngelsNederlands
gravitate toward [sth/sb],
gravitate towards [sth/sb]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
figurative (be drawn to) (figuurlijk)aangetrokken worden door onoverg. uitdr.
 Crocodiles naturally gravitate towards water.
head toward/towards [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (go in direction of)in de richting gaan van frase
  afstevenen op ww+vz
 We last saw them heading toward Los Angeles.
 We zagen hem laatst in de richting van Los Angeles gaan.
oriented toward [sb/sth],
(US),
orientated towards [sb/sth] (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (focused on)gericht, toegelegd bn
 The resort is oriented toward young couples without children.
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