Prepositions - Toward

Prepositions - Toward

1. Toward means in the direction of a place.

Pattern 1: verb + toward + noun
She ran toward the playground to see her friends.
Let's head toward the park.

Typical verbs:
blow, fly, go, head, hike, look, march, move, point, run, sail, turn, walk

Pattern 2: verb + noun + toward + noun
He guided us toward the cave.
They directed the girls toward the path.

Typical verbs:
direct, guide, lead, push, pull, shove, throw

2. Toward indicates attitude about something.

Pattern 1: be + adjective + toward + noun
She is very affectionate toward her parents.
They have been cool toward his proposals.

Typical adjectives:
affectionate, charitable, considerate, cool, friendly, gracious, hospitable, inhospitable, menacing, spiteful, warm

Pattern 2: noun + toward + noun
His feelings toward her have not changed.

Typical nouns before toward:
attitude, behavior, conduct, demeanor, feelings

3. Toward indicates the direction of action.

Pattern: verb + toward + noun
They are heading toward an agreement.
We worked toward a happy conclusion for everyone.

Typical nouns after toward:
agreement, argument, conclusion, ending, goal, vote

Typical verbs:
head, lean, push, take steps, work

4. Toward indicates the object of a contribution or partial payment.

Pattern: verb + toward + noun
The money will go toward helping the family.
She contributes toward his monthly expenses.

Typical verbs:
contribute, donate, give, go, help
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    Politoad

    If you are talking of water Pokemon, then the one name that must feature is that of Politoad. The Politoad is decent water Pokemon, to say the least. But it must be said that it has a design that is quite funky and cool. However, Politoad s USP is that it has a secret Drizzle ability through which the Pokemon can call upon a rainstorm that is as good as endless. In other words, with this water Pokemon, it will become quite difficult to deal with on water-based teams. Actually, the Drizzle ability is the only strong point of the Politoad. That apart, this Pokemon is just another toad, you may add jolly as an adjective there.

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