- 1.1to aim something (
atsomebody/something)he aimed the gun at hertheir missiles are aimed at the capitalle apuntó con la pistolashe aimed a blow at his headsus misiles apuntan a la capitaldon't aim the camera into the sunintentó darle en la cabeza1.2 (usually passive) to be aimedno apuntes directamente al sol con la cámara atsomebody/something/ -ingshe felt the insult was aimed specifically at herthe talks were aimed at ending the strikesintió que el insulto iba dirigido a ella en particularthe movie is aimed at a young audiencelas conversaciones tenían como objetivo acabar con la huelgala película está or va dirigida a un público joven
- 1.1 (point weapon) to aim high/lowto aimapuntar alto/bajo
atsomething/somebodyto aimapuntar(le) aalgo/alguien forsomething1.2 (aspire) to aim high/lowapuntar(le) aalgoto aimaspirar a mucho/a poco forsomethingwe must aim for total elimination of the diseasenuestro objetivo debe ser la total erradicación de la enfermedadExample sentences1.3 (intend, plan) See examples:to aim to +
- Because actually your intention includes whatever you aim at achieving.
- The same might be said of slow-moving animation that aims at portentous but achieves boring.
- Rather than choosing between an ensemble of key performance criteria, manufacturers should aim at achieving them all.
infinitivewhat we aim to doquerer + infinitiveproponerse + infinitivewe aim to pleaselo que queremos or nos proponemos hacerwe aim to get there by noonnuestro objetivo es satisfacer a nuestros clientesqueremos or nos proponemos llegar antes del mediodíaExample sentences
- She turned to simply stand motionless, her wrist cannons locked on her target and Jack came around the corner to aim his weapon as well, then stopped suddenly.
- Additionally, aiming is much more interactive, thanks to an over-the-shoulder camera angle which is activated every time you aim your weapon.
- The high-tech helmet had a targeting lens mounted on it, so aiming a weapon of any sort was easier.
- 1.1 countable (goal, object) her main aim in life is to get richshe has no aim in lifesu principal objetivo es enriquecersewith the aim ofno tiene un norte or un objetivo en la vida
-ingwith the aim of learning the languagecon la intención or el propósito de + infinitive1.2 uncountable (with weapon) to take aim to take aim at somebody/somethingcon la intención or el propósito de aprender el idiomato miss one's aim he took careful aim and firedapuntarle a alguien/algoto have a good/poor aimafinó la puntería or apuntó con cuidado y disparóExample sentences
- They showed us how to load the weapon and aim at the target.
- The Pentagon plans to use them to improve the aim of missiles and provide better navigation for warplanes and ground troops.
- Currently, the aim was targeted at the closed hangar bay door.
- My hopes and desires and aims were to win this tournament.
- That's part of being separate people, with different aims and desires.
- Understand the aims and purposes of the Shari'ah as well as the resulting outcomes.
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