take aim at
phrasal target 1 <
new legislation that takes aim at crime
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • take aim at — have a purpose, aim at a target …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take aim at somebody — take ˈaim at sb/sth idiom (NAmE) to direct your criticism at sb/sth Main entry: ↑aimidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take aim at something — take ˈaim at sb/sth idiom (NAmE) to direct your criticism at sb/sth Main entry: ↑aimidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • aim at — Synonyms and related words: aim, aspire after, aspire to, barrage, be after, be desirous of, bend, blast, blitz, bombard, cannon, cannonade, choose, commence firing, desiderate, design, desire, destine, determine, direct, directionize, drive at,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • aim at — 1. Take aim at, point at, level at, direct toward. 2. Intend, purpose, design, mean, be at. 3. Crave, desire, want, wish, long for, seek, look after, affect, yearn for, aspire to, aspire after, endeavor after, be after, drive at, propose to one s …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • take aim — ► take aim point a weapon or camera at a target. Main Entry: ↑aim …   English terms dictionary

  • take aim — verb point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards (Freq. 1) Please don t aim at your little brother! He trained his gun on the burglar Don t train your camera on the women Take a swipe at one s opponent …   Useful english dictionary

  • take aim — {v. phr.} To get ready to hit, throw at, or shoot at by sighting carefully. * /When the captain orders Take aim, raise your gun to your shoulder and sight along the barrel at the target./ * /Before the hunter could take aim, the deer jumped out… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take aim — {v. phr.} To get ready to hit, throw at, or shoot at by sighting carefully. * /When the captain orders Take aim, raise your gun to your shoulder and sight along the barrel at the target./ * /Before the hunter could take aim, the deer jumped out… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ aim — v. phr. To get ready to hit, throw at, or shoot at by sighting carefully. When the captain orders take aim, raise your gun to your shoulder and sight along the barrel at the target. Before the hunter could take aim, the deer jumped out of sight …   Словарь американских идиом

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