aspire to sth
— phrasal verb with aspire uk /əˈspaɪər/ us /əˈspaɪr/ verb
- She has the kind of lifestyle most of us aspire to.
- The majority of people don't aspire to greatness - they just want to be normal.
- From a young age, he aspired to be an Olympic medal winner.
- He quickly reached standards of musicianship that the rest of us can only aspire to.
- She's just a young soap opera actress but she aspires to great Hollywood roles.
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