shoot for
phrasal see shoot at

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shoot for — (something) to try to achieve something. Tennessee s women s basketball team is shooting for another season of straight victories …   New idioms dictionary

  • shoot for something — shoot for (something) to try to achieve something. Tennessee s women s basketball team is shooting for another season of straight victories …   New idioms dictionary

  • Shoot For the Stars — Infobox Television show name = Shoot For the Stars caption = genre = Game show creator = Bob Stewart director = Mike Gargiulo presenter = Geoff Edwards narrated = Bob Clayton country = USA language = English num seasons = 1 num episodes = 195… …   Wikipedia

  • Shoot for the Moon — Infobox Album | Name = Shoot for the Moon Type = studio Artist = Linda Davis Released = 1994 Recorded = Genre = Country Length = Label = Arista Producer = John Guess Reviews = Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg sql=10 …   Wikipedia

  • shoot for sth — UK US shoot for sth Phrasal Verb with shoot({{}}/ʃuːt/ verb (shot, shot) INFORMAL ► to aim to achieve something: »We re shooting for a 5% annual return on investment …   Financial and business terms

  • shoot for the stars — verb To aim high; to set high goals …   Wiktionary

  • shoot — [ʆuːt] verb shot PTandPP [ʆɒt ǁ ʆɑːt] [intransitive] to quickly increase in number or amount: shoot above/​from/​to • Oil prices shot above $40 a barrel. • The monthly interest rate shot to 10% in January. shoot ahead phrasa …   Financial and business terms

  • shoot — vb 1 *fly, dart, float, skim, scud, sail Analogous words: *speed, hasten, hurry, quicken 2 *rush, dash, tear, charge Analogous words: dart, *fly, scud: *spe …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • shoot — shoot1 W2S2 [ʃu:t] v past tense and past participle shot [ʃɔt US ʃa:t] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(kill/injure)¦ 2¦(fire a gun etc)¦ 3¦(birds/animals)¦ 4¦(move quickly)¦ 5¦(try to score)¦ 6¦(look at somebody)¦ 7¦(photograph/film)¦ 8¦(pain)¦ 9 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shoot — shoot1 [ ʃut ] (past tense and past participle shot [ ʃat ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 fire gun ▸ 2 in sports ▸ 3 move suddenly & quickly ▸ 4 take photographs etc. ▸ 5 put drug in body ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to fire a gun: We were… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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