English version

be gunning for something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe gunning for somethingbe gunning for somethinginformal to be trying very hard to obtain something He’s gunning for your job. gun
Examples from the Corpus
be gunning for somethingAnother officer is already gunning for his job.Why should he be gunning for me?Being No. 1, we knew a lot of teams are gunning for us.
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