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English definition of “shoot for/at sth”

shoot for/at sth

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verb uk phrasal verb with shoot   /ʃuːt/ (shot, shot) us  
to try to do something: It's worth taking chances when you're shooting at a chance of fame and wealth.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of shoot for/at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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