to that/this end


: as a way of dealing with or doing something
We want to save the building. To this end, we have hired someone to assess its current state.

Examples of to that/this end in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition, Israel would pull its forces out of populated areas of Gaza and permit Gazans to return to the northern part of the enclave once conditions were met; to that end, the cease-fire would enable a large increase in the flow of humanitarian aid. Peter Baker, New York Times, 7 May 2024 For the bedroom, start by scooping up this metal platform bed frame that’s under $100, then look to this end table that offers plenty of space to house books, lamps, and more. Amy Schulman, Peoplemag, 22 Mar. 2024 All discussions to that end have been a sham, obviously so: contravening international law, settlement began virtually days after the end of the 1967 war—particularly in the Golan Heights and East Jerusalem—and has not let up since. Frederick Kaufman, Harper's Magazine, 26 Feb. 2024 There’s a disclaimer to that end accompanying these new cloud maps. Jamie Carter, Forbes, 24 Feb. 2024 Cam Cope, a crash reconstructionist based in Texas, testified to that end Friday. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 17 Feb. 2024 Hamas remains committed to eradicating Israel and is using hostages to this end, demanding an unrealistic ransom based on the Gilad Shalit precedent. WSJ, 2 Jan. 2024 There is also circumstantial evidence that in the early 1960s, Egypt flirted with the idea of developing radiological artillery shells and sought to import radioactive isotopes to that end. William C. Potter, Foreign Affairs, 15 Dec. 2023 In our current political climate, where appearances trump virtually all other considerations, seeming to combat bigotry is often substituted for the vital task of implementing effective policies to that end. Eitan Fischberger, National Review, 12 Dec. 2023

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“To that/this end.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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