English version

be calculated to do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe calculated to do somethingbe calculated to do somethingDELIBERATELYto be intended to have a particular effect a question calculated to embarrass him calculate
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be calculated to do somethingThe commercials are calculated to attract young single consumers.The S phase duration was calculated to be 10 hours.The maximum concentration of free fatty acid in the incubation mixture was calculated to be 50 µM.By the end of 1988 the lifetime output was calculated to be less than 22 percent of its original design capacity.Spearman's Rank-Order Correlation Coefficient was calculated to determine the correlation between relative frequency and coverage.The way the Sibyl thought it necessary to start was calculated to frighten any but the boldest.Pearsons correlation coefficient was calculated to measure the association between continuous variables.On the contrary, much of it - the taxation proposals in particular - is calculated to sacrifice our competitive edge.Depreciation is calculated to write off the cost or valuation of tangible assets other than freehold land over their estimated useful lives.
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