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take aim at somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake aim at somebody/somethingtake aim at somebody/somethingAmerican English to criticize someone or something Critics took aim at the president. aim
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take aim at somebody/somethingSegev also takes aim at some myths.The second enemy took aim at point-blank range.The environmental agency is taking aim at a popular but dangerous chemical used by farmers.In each of these Leapor takes aim at that object of Scriblerian mockery, the beau.Duval is the one taking aim at the history books, four or more in a row.This one takes aim at criminals who use guns.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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