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07 / 03 / 2006

PURPOSE: meaning and examples

Good morning, Today's word is: purpose It means: a goal (meta) or objective that you want to achieve (conseguir). Sometimes this word can indicate the reason for doing something. You can often see this word with these structures: the purpose of noun / gerund purpose in doing something Example 1 The purpose of this meeting is to explain the contents of your grandfather's will (testamento) to all of you. Example 2 The purpose of stating the company name when you answer the telephone is to create a good first impression and to let the caller know they have reached the correct number. Example 3 I'm afraid there is no purpose in continuing this conversation. We obviously don't agree and I don't think we ever will! If you have any questions about today's Daily Vitamin, please post them in the Daily Vitamin Plus! forum section on our website. If you have any questions about how to use the Daily Vitamin Plus! section or would like to receive a Daily Vitamin Plus! manual, please don't hesitate to contact us. Have a pleasant day!