shoot for sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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shoot for sth

mainly US
phrasal verb with shoot uk   us   /ʃuːt/ verb (shot, shot)
to ​try to do something: It's ​worth taking ​chances when you're ​shooting for a ​chance of ​fame and ​wealth.
(Definition of shoot for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shoot for sth

informal
phrasal verb with shoot uk   us   /ʃuːt/ verb (shot, shot)
to ​aim to ​achieve something: We're shooting for a 5% ​annualreturn on ​investment.
(Definition of shoot for sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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