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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.
Translations of “shoot for/at sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 試圖做, 力爭得到…
in Chinese (Simplified) 试图做, 力争得到…
(Definition of shoot for/at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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