aim to do
phr verb
Aim to do is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑study

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  • aim to do — v. inspire to do something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To have to do with — Have Have (h[a^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Had} (h[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Having}. Indic. present, I {have}, thou {hast}, he {has}; we, ye, they {have}.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. h[ae]fde, p. p. geh[ae]fd); akin to OS. hebbian, D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • be to do something — formal 1) used for telling someone what to do You are to stay here until I send for you. 2) used for saying what has been arranged The ceremony is to take place in the palace grounds. 3) used for saying or asking what should be done What are we… …   English dictionary

  • Aim — Aim, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Aimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aiming}.] [OE. amen, aimen, eimen, to guess at, to estimate, to aim, OF. esmer, asmer, fr. L. aestimare to estimate; or perh. fr. OF. aesmer; ? (L. ad) + esmer. See {Estimate}.] 1. To point or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aim — The verb has two principal constructions in its abstract meaning: you can aim at something (analogous with aiming at a target in the physical meaning) or at doing something, or you can aim to do something • (The directive aims at ensuring open… …   Modern English usage

  • aim —  to design ; as, I aim to do so and so …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • aim — [[t]e͟ɪm[/t]] ♦♦ aims, aiming, aimed 1) VERB If you aim for something or aim to do something, you plan or hope to achieve it. [V for/at n/ ing] He said he would aim for the 100 metres world record at the world championships in August... [V for/at …   English dictionary

  • aim */*/*/ — I UK [eɪm] / US noun Word forms aim : singular aim plural aims Metaphor: An aim or purpose that you want to achieve is like a place that you want to get to or a target that you want to hit. I haven t yet reached my goal. ♦ They are making every… …   English dictionary

  • aim — aim1 [ eım ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to point a gun or an object you are throwing at something you want to hit: When given the order, the squad aimed their weapons. aim at/for: He was aiming at the tree but he missed. aim… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • aim — aim1 W2S2 [eım] n 1.) something you hope to achieve by doing something aim of ▪ The aim of the research is to find new food sources. ▪ The main aim of the course is to improve your writing. with the aim of doing sth ▪ a campaign with the aim of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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