Definitions for shoot for

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for(verb)

    have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Les Brown:

    Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

  2. Les Brown:

    Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    There is always something beautiful to hope for. Always have a goal to shoot for.

  4. Robert Townsend:

    If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it's OK. But you've got to shoot for something. A lot of people don't even shoot.

  5. Craig Rogers:

    Some people get the treatment; some people won’t. Even in that worst-case scenario, he got the tumor out and won’t have the symptoms of that, the trial was our motivation and made us realize that maybe we had something to shoot for to try [AngioVac].

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