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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
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
Example Sentence: (161 in 11 pages)
16  The magazine's aim is to discuss topical issues within a Christian framework.
17  Speaking without thinking is shooting without taking aim.
18  Living without an aim is like sailing without a compass.
19  The aim is to help patients to obtain most benefit from their treatment.
20  They aim to extract the maximum political benefit from the Games.
21  The aim was to provide a car for every age and pocketbook.
22  We aim to help students make more informed career choices.
23  The aim of the repetitions of the same commercial on television is nothing but to brainwash consumers into compulsive sonsumption.
24  The aim is to create a safe haven for the thousands of refugees.
25  The organization's aim is to strengthen the cultural ties between Britain and Germany.
26  The aim of the culture festival is to promote friendship between the two countries.
27  Our short-term aim is to deal with our current financial difficulties, but our long-term aim is to improve the company's profitability.
28  We aim to maintain high standards of customer care.
29  The main aim of the exhibition is to showcase British design.
30  My aim was first of all to determine what I should do next.