Translation of "aim at sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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aim at sth

phrasal verb with aim uk /eɪm/ us /eɪm/ verb

C2 to plan, hope, or intend to achieve something

The talks are aiming at a compromise. 会谈旨在达成妥协。
[ + -ing verb ] The government's campaign is aimed at influencing public opinion. 政府开展这场运动的目的在于引导公众舆论。

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  • The talks are aimed at finding a mutually agreeable solution.
  • The talks are aimed at furthering detente between the two countries.
  • The negotiations are aimed at achieving a lasting peace between the two sides.
  • Talks aimed at bringing a lasting peace to the region broke down last night.
  • The latest discussions involve a plan aimed at ending ethnic violence in the province.

(Translation of “aim at sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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