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When given the order, the squad aimed their weapons.
He was aiming at the tree but he missed.
I looked up to see Betty aiming a gun at me.
He leapt into the crowd, aiming a kick at a fan.
The book is aimed at people with no specialized knowledge.
Dole aimed his criticism at corporations promoting and distributing offensive materials.
This is the American English definition of aim. View British English definition of aim.
mixed together in a way that is not planned, organized, or tidy
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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