The uses of "intend" (verb) and "intent" (adjective) are very tricky.
Both idioms below are correct(1) Intend + to do something
--> "Intend" is VERB(2) Intent + on doing something
--> "intent" is ADJECTIVE
* intend (verb) + on doing
* intent (adj) + to do
--> wrong.Rule of thumb is: Verb + to do;
Adjective + on doing.
Any political figure who is intending on running
for president will not succeed without a large quantity of campaign money contributed by wealthy benefactors.
a. who is intending on running Wrong.
"intending" is verb --> "on running" is wrong.
b. who has the intention of runningWrong.
Too wordy. Moreover, "intention to do" is better.
c. who is intent to runWrong.
"intent" is adjective --> "to run" is wrong.
d. intending on runningWrong.
"intending" is the verb-ing form of "intend" --> "on running" is wrong.
e. intent on runningCorrect.
"intent + on running" is correct idiom.
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