English version

take aim

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake aimtake aimSHOOTto point a gun or weapon at someone or something you want to shoottake aim at Alan took aim at the target. aim
Examples from the Corpus
aim atSegev also takes aim at some myths.In each of these Leapor takes aim at that object of Scriblerian mockery, the beau.This one takes aim at criminals who use guns.Duval is the one taking aim at the history books, four or more in a row.The second enemy took aim at point-blank range.When Sanders moved into the lineup, quarterbacks took aim at the other side.She took aim at the sniper, but his roof collapsed under him, dropping him into the fire.
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