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Shoot for   /ʃut fɔr/   Listen
Shoot for

verb
1.
Have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal.  Synonyms: aim, aspire, draw a bead on.






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"Shoot for" Quotes from Famous Books



... to shoot for Mr. Clutterbuck of Bradford, had, on one occasion, a pointer of this gentleman's, which afforded him an excellent day's sport. On returning, the night being dark, he dropped, by some chance, two or three birds out of his bag, and on coming home he missed ...
— Anecdotes of Dogs • Edward Jesse



Words linked to "Shoot for" :   be after, overshoot, aspire, plan, aim



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