Meaning of “be gunning for sb” in the English Dictionary

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"be gunning for sb" in British English

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be gunning for sb

informal

to often criticize someone or be trying to cause trouble for them:

She's been gunning for me ever since I got the promotion she wanted.

(Definition of “be gunning for sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)