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 Meanings and Examples of AIM
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aim
 n.  point or direct towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it
Example Sentence: (161 in 11 pages)
1  If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.
2  You taught me to aim for success and to accept failure with courage.
3  The college's aim is to help students achieve their aspirations.
4  Our aim is to achieve greater market penetration.
5  There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and ,after that, to enjoy it , only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
6  You will have to work hard to achieve your aim.
7  Our aim is to teach our son to become an independent, self-reliant adult.
8  Planning for their old age gives people an aim in life.
9  They need only announce a general aim of improving efficiency or international competitiveness and their case is virtually made for them.
10  In a naval battle your aim is to sink the enemy's ship.
11  Our aim is the early detection and treatment of all cancers.
12  The aim of the trip was to make informal contact with potential customers.
13  They aim to reduce unit costs through extra sales.
14  We aim to offer good value and service to all our customers.
15  If you don't aim high you will never hit high.
Classic Sentence: (186 in 13 pages)
1  He took one more step, and without taking aim, pressed the spring.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  He was free, he had nothing but his aim to consider, and he reached it.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
3  The Frenchman also stopped and took aim.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
4  He firmly believed in the possibility of the brotherhood of men united in the aim of supporting one another in the path of virtue, and that is how Freemasonry presented itself to him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
5  Now I must disclose to you the chief aim of our Order," he said, "and if this aim coincides with yours, you may enter our Brotherhood with profit.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
6  Our aim is no longer, as it should be, to avoid or attack the enemy, but solely to avoid General Buxhowden who by right of seniority should be our chief.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
7  So energetically do we pursue this aim that after crossing an unfordable river we burn the bridges to separate ourselves from our enemy, who at the moment is not Bonaparte but Buxhowden.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
8  You say: join our brotherhood and we will show you the aim of life, the destiny of man, and the laws which govern the world.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XII
9  This aim was that of Christianity itself.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
10  Only to this aim can we always strive independently of circumstances.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII
11  But if I forgive her for the sake of doing right, then let union with her have only a spiritual aim.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII
12  Though, by this course, neither one aim nor the other could be attained, yet it seemed best to the adherents of this third party.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IX
13  To understand the laws of this continuous movement is the aim of history.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
14  The French army pushed on to Moscow, its goal, its impetus ever increasing as it neared its aim, just as the velocity of a falling body increases as it approaches the earth.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER II
15  In her view the aim of every religion was merely to preserve certain proprieties while affording satisfaction to human desires.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VI