towards preposition (MOVEMENT)
towards preposition (RELATION)
B2 in relation to something or someone:
They've always been very friendly towards me.
- He's always behaved courteously toward my family.
- He's adopted a remarkably light-hearted attitude towards the situation.
- A parent must be careful not to show favouritism towards any one of their children.
- They showed open hostility towards their new neighbours.
- He claims that society has been far too permissive towards drug taking.
towards preposition (POSITION)
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towards preposition (PURPOSE)
- Aren't you going to contribute towards Jack's leaving present?
- The work that the students do during the year will count towards their final degrees.
- Their policies are all towards the creation of wealth.
- Do you agree with the principle that everyone should pay something towards the cost of health care?
- The Friends of the Royal Academy raised £10 000 towards the cost of the exhibition.