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An example use of intend in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… this is the time I intend to go to bed …”
Intend means to have a purpose or goal in mind.
the word intend occurs in english on average 20.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that intend can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;