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purpose

noun     /ˈpɜːpəs/
REASON [C]
B1 why you do something or why something exists: The main purpose of the meeting is to discuss the future of the company. The drug may be legalized for medical purposes.Goals and purposes
INTENTION [U]
the feeling of knowing what you want to do: He seems to have lost all sense of purpose.Strength of will and determination
on purpose
B1 intentionally: I didn't do it on purpose, it was an accident.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
serve a purpose
to have a use: These small village shops serve a very useful purpose. →  See also cross purposes , to/for all intents (and purposes) Goals and purposes
(Definition of purpose from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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