point (a gun etc.) towards; send, direct a blow or object at sb/sth
have as an intention; try, direct one's efforts
hope to reach one's purpose; plan
the act of directing weapon, etc. at object; the act of aiming
purpose, intention, goal, target
"his intent was to provide a new translation"
"good intentions are not enough"
"it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"
"he made no secret of his designs"
"the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
"he took aim and fired"
"Please don't aim at your little brother!"
"He trained his gun on the burglar"
"Don't train your camera on the women"
"Take a swipe at one's opponent"
"I aim to arrive at noon"
"What are you driving at?"
"He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"
"criticism directed at her superior"
"direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
"She wanted to aim a pun"
A garish flag To be the aim of every dangerous shot.
出自：Richard III , Shakespeare
I asked her who had taught her to aim so well.
出自： J. Rhys
They raised their guns and aimed at the enemies' backs.
Mr. Abye was not a good hunter. He aimed at a rabbit, but hit a bird.
He forced himself to breathe slowly, and aimed at the tiger's head.
When shooting an arrow, one must aim at the target.
He aimed at the target and hit three bull's eyes in succession.
I didn't mean to hit the cat,I was aiming at the tree.
In saying this,I'm not aiming at you.
What are you aiming at by saying that?
We aim at success in the examination.
We are aiming at a higher production level.
This dictionary aims at explaining the most common mistakes in word use.
The factory must aim at increasing production.
This book aims at giving a general outline of the subject.
This education aimed at combining brain work with manual labour.
此项教育的目的在于实现脑力劳动与体力劳动的结合。 aim sth at sb/sth
She aimed a revolver at me.
The detective aimed his pistol at the criminal.
He aimed his gun at the lion, fired and missed.
Aim the gun at the barn door.
You will have to aim your gun more carefully at the chosen object.
I walked over and saw him aiming his home-made gun at a hole.
The big boy aimed a blow at me.
He picked up a stone and aimed it at the dog.
Tom got angry at his brother and aimed a heavy book at his head.
My remark was not aimed at you.
His criticism was obviously aimed at us.
His speech was aimed at the boys who had not played fair.
The judge's remarks were aimed at the journalists who were reporting the case.
This anti-smoking campaign is mainly aimed at young teenagers.
When the teacher said there was a lazy boy in the class, he was aiming at Jack.
We all realized who that remark was aimed at.
I don't know at whom the Minister's remarks were aimed, but he ought not to say such thing.
The visit was aimed at expanding relations between the two countries.
The offensive is aimed at gaining complete control of route 7.
The statement was aimed at raising his personal prestige.
The new decree is aimed at stopping the black market in Western merchandise.
新法令旨在禁止西方货品的黑市。 aim at sth/v-ing
He aimed at the apple and orange.
He aims at perfection in everything he does.
Harry aims at becoming a doctor.
You should always aim at doing your job well.
If the people aim at obtaining some advantage in rank or fortune, nobody wishes them success.
Finally in 1863 an insurrection broke out, aiming at independence.
Everything aimed at has now been achieved .
We should aim for the best results.
She aims for perfection.
We're aiming for complete enrollment.
She was aiming for the top in her career.
It soon became clear that he was aiming for a directorship.
We aim for the completion of the task by the end of the year.
He aims at mastering English.（英国）
He aims to master English.（美国）
Her aim in visiting the school was to see the library.
She visited the school with the aim of seeing the library.
误 We hope to reach our aim by peaceful means.
正 We hope to achieve〔realize〕 our aim by peaceful means.
析 aim不与reach连用,“达到目的”应说achieve〔realize aim〕。