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  • intending to (do a specified action)

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  • adj. fixed in your purpose


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  • Of course: wrestling shoes and vintage bowling shirts like Duckie in Pretty in Pink; making a soap Mohawk and rocking out to a waterproof radio while in the shower (Ferris); and huge diamond (well, cubic zirconia) stud earrings (central symbols of both transclass and transgender understanding in SKOW and The Breakfast Club).

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • To the disappointment of many, Gabe Kaplan, the crowd favorite, who had started the day with a massive chip lead, turned out to be the unfortunate bubble boy.

    One of a Kind

  • The check made out to “Stu Ungar” was hardly worth the paper it was printed on.

    One of a Kind

  • At the very least, the Herald would check with the cops, who would in turn head out to knock on Paragon's door.

    The Killing Kind

  • Jack Straus took Stuey out to the Las Vegas Country Club one morning to teach him a few things about the game.

    One of a Kind

  • The howling increased in intensity as a car pulled up at the edge of the secured area and the deputy chief ME, known to one and all as Dr. Bill, climbed out to talk to the trooper.

    The Killing Kind

  • Machias Seal was too far out to sea to be relevant, which left six.

    The Killing Kind

  • She reached out to the figure—and her hand passed through the second Tanek, as if he were a wraith.


  • In something of a twist of plot Amanda Jones turns out to be some kind of wonderful girlfriend.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • He and Richie Buller went out to celebrate that night.

    One of a Kind


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