Reply Thu 2 Oct, 2014 08:33 am
I feel quite confused about how to use "toward" in a sentence , anyone can help with the sentence underneath?
He wants to be a moderator towards their divorce.
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Ragman
 
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Reply Thu 2 Oct, 2014 10:28 am
@Arafat ,
This is an improper word choice.

"He wants to be a moderator in their divorce. "
or
"He wants to be a moderator in their divorce proceedings. "


The use of toward is often used when something physical approaches or has adjacency or closeness.

When it's used in reference to an abstract subject or object or a non-physical one...it indicates something is getting closer to the subject or object either in time or proximity.

As an example: "The court case is moving toward conclusion."
Arafat
 
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Reply Fri 3 Oct, 2014 09:34 am
@Ragman,
Yes,,,this is a perfect answer.
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