Focus on the pronunciation of toward
English definition of “toward”
/tɔrd/, /toʊrd/, /twɔrd/, /twoʊrd/ prep (also towards /tɔrdz/, /toʊrdz/, /twɔrdz/, /twoʊrdz/) (PURPOSE)
› for the purpose of (buying or achieving something): I’m saving up to buy a car, and Dad gave me some money toward it. Government should be working toward a cleaner environment. How much does this exam count toward our final grade?