meant to be/do something

meant to be/do something
meant to be/do something
1 : intended to do or be something

I was never meant to teach.

They knew as soon as they met that they were meant to be together.

I thought we could be friends, but I guess it just wasn't meant to be. [=it was not destined to happen]

2 Brit : supposed to be or do something

The buses are meant [=expected] to arrive every 15 minutes.

Brighton is meant to be very beautiful at this time of year. [=people say that Brighton is very beautiful at this time of year]

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