Meaning of “angle for something” in the English Dictionary

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angle for something

phrasal verb with angle us /ˈæŋ·ɡəl/ verb [ I/T ]

to try to get or achieve something, esp. without saying what your goal is:

The way he hangs around, he must be angling for a job.

(Definition of “angle for something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)