English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "aim"

Wow, he hit the target right on, without even aimingDonovan Bailey is aiming to set a new world record in the 100 meters at next month's competition.

Wow, he hit the target right on, without even aiming.

After injuring her eye, Eva could not aim as well as she used to, and had to give up competitive shooting.

The President's speech was aimed at the people in his own party who had been calling for his resignation.

One of the principal aims of this class is to improve your speaking skills.

The thief aimed his gun directly at my head.

A young boy was accidentally shot by police after aiming a toy gun at an officer.

My aim in coming here is to pass the TOEFL exam.

Martial arts star Bruce Lee once said that a goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.

Someone once joked, I still miss my ex-husband, but my aim is getting better.

The cobra snake aims for its victim's eyes when it shoots its poison.

The hunter's hand was shaking as the bear approached, and it was difficult to aim.

The young boy's aim wasn't very good, and he missed the target every time.

The baseball player claimed that the pitcher had been aiming at his head.

The most widely recognized aim of the educational system is to facilitate the transition from participating in the family to involvement in the affairs of the larger society.

There is a Korean proverb which says you should aim high in your career, but stay humble in your heart.

A Chinese proverb suggests that talking without thinking is shooting without aiming.

A proverb from the CTte d'Ivoire reminds us that taking aim for too long can ruin your eyes.

A Nigerian proverb advises that before firing, you must take aim.

By 2005, the British government aims to reduce the amount of industrial and commercial waste disposed of in landfill sites to 85% of 1998 levels.

Discussion question: What are your principal aims in life?

Find someone who has aimed a gun at a target.


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