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good intentions de bonnes intentions
→ He started the year with good intentions of going on a diet.
→ The public believes the Government has good intentions but is sceptical about the results.
→ Despite their good intentions, by January 2nd many nicotine addicts will already have broken their New Year's resolution to quit smoking.
with the best of intentions, with the best intentions avec les meilleures intentions
→ I went to the meeting with the best of intentions but we still ended up arguing.
sb's intention to do sth l'intention de qn de faire qch
→ his intention to return to Berlin
→ Our intention is to make our brand the market leader.
It is my intention to remain until a successor is found. Mon intention est de demeurer en place jusqu'à ce qu'un successeur soit trouvé.
to have no intention of doing sth n'avoir aucune intention de faire qch
I have no intention of resigning. Je n'ai aucune intention de démissionner.
to have every intention of doing sth avoir la ferme intention de faire qch
→ He has every intention of staying on until the end of his seven-year term.