Definition of 'towards'
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What has been taken on board constructively was the criticism of their attitude towards games. The Sun (2016)Towards the end of his life he surveyed early railway routes. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We are just all working towards making something. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was a company with a very casual attitude towards safety. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was a nice moment towards the end. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The report also uncovered other alarming attitudes towards international cyber espionage. Computing (2010)The northwest could be subject to some showers towards the end of the week that will then edge south. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Missed a sitter towards the end. The Sun (2016)I would also expect that his attitude towards protectionism will be considerably more measured than his election campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I don't see it as something standing in front of you but something pushing you towards a goal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You are now probably pointing towards something behind you. HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)Was it away from or towards something? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Put the money saved towards something special like a weekend away. The Sun (2012)Coming towards them is something absolutely remorseless and absolutely terrifying. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The underlying issue is that society has changed in its attitude towards disability. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Anyone aspiring to sophistication learnt that the smart attitude to adopt towards their home city was disdain. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are players coming back from injury now and they will be getting stronger as we head towards the end of the season. The Sun (2015)That's how the first fight went towards the end. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Banks are not out of the woods, but are inching towards something that resembles normality. Times, Sunday Times (2013)More disturbing is your penny-pinching attitude towards tissues. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is it a feeling, an attitude you have towards somebody or a set of behaviours? EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)Above all, remember that it is essential to keep a flexible attitude towards your eating patterns. Healthy By Nature (1994)He always does things before me, but it is good because it gives me something to strive towards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)King seems to view violence towards animals as something akin to the abuse humans inflict on one another, an aberration. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)This pays something towards transporting policyholders to an area where skiing is possible, or compensation if skiing is not possible at all. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I also learnt that as you got towards the end of the week the laughs came easier as the working week drew towards its end. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)She added: 'He had his hand out pointing something towards me. The Sun (2010)She would want him to have a chance to be a better person, to have hope, to have something to work towards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It wasn't until towards the end I felt it was compromising it. The Sun (2011)A sense of trying to do something, striving towards it, then being blocked. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Cambridge represented getting away from an intensely depressing environment and going towards something that I'd always wanted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'towards'
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Translations for 'towards'
British English: towards /təˈwɔːdz/ PREPOSITION
Towards means in the direction of something.
He moved towards the door.
- American English: toward
- Arabic: نَحْوَ
- Brazilian Portuguese: em direção a
- Chinese: 朝向
- Croatian: prema
- Czech: k
- Danish: hen imod
- Dutch: in de richting van
- European Spanish: hacia
- Finnish: kohti
- French: vers
- German: auf ... zu
- Greek: προς
- Italian: verso
- Japanese: ･･･の方へ
- Korean: ...을 향하여
- Norwegian: i retning av
- Polish: w kierunku
- European Portuguese: em direção a
- Romanian: către
- Russian: по направлению к
- Spanish: hacia
- Swedish: mot
- Thai: ไปทาง
- Turkish: doğru yön
- Ukrainian: у напрямку
- Vietnamese: về phía
Definition of towards from the Collins English Dictionary
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