angle for something Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Meaning of "angle for something" - American English Dictionary

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.
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