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Questions with the noun Aim

3 examples:

Granting that the aim is right, how will you carry out the plan?

How do you hit a target if you have bad aim?
(NBC News, )

What was the aim of IS's John Cantlie video?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Sentences with the noun Aim

96 examples:

That's my aim.

I've missed my aim.

They attained their aim.

My aim is to be a doctor.

The aim of all life is death.

His aim is to become a doctor.

His aim is to become a lawyer.

It looked tough to achieve his aim.

At the beginning, the aim was America.

He achieved his aim of studying abroad.

His aim is to become a professional singer.

A stable economy is the aim of every government.

The aim is to be out of the country within the hour.

Perhaps you have misunderstood the aim of our project.

I started to learn English with the aim of becoming a teacher.

The aim of this game is to explode all the bombs on the screen.

Beyond the novel we come to works whose avowed aim is information.

The new constitution included the aim of abridging the king's power.

The aim of the LIVE project is to train students from developing nations.

The aim of this policy is to improve the environment in the poorest cities.

The aim of science is, as has often been said, to foresee, not to understand.

The Board of Directors aim is to make decisions regarding business affairs of the company.

My aim is to learn enough English so I don't need to carry a dictionary with me when I travel.

The aim of this report is to describe schools in Italy and to provide some suggestions on how to improve them.

Our aim is that, when planning classes, we know how to select stimulating material for the students and how to put it into use.

The aim of this report is to explain why there is the problem of obesity among primary school children and how this problem could be resolved.

The European Union is set up with the aim of ending the frequent and bloody wars between neighbours, which culminated in the Second World War.

The aim of jazz is the mechanical reproduction of a regressive moment, a castration symbolism. 'Give up your masculinity, let yourself be castrated,' the eunuchlike sound of the jazz band both mocks and proclaims, 'and you will be rewarded, accepted into a fraternity which shares the mystery of impotence with you, a mystery revealed at the moment of the initiation rite.

Two years ago, the idea of offering a research semester for particularly interested and committed teachers became reality. The aim is to improve communication between schools and universities. Since teachers are the best people for diffusing newly acquired knowledge, they will be given the opportunity to spend a research sabbatical at a university and to subsequently integrate this knowledge into classroom teaching.

The aim is useless without the way.
(American proverb)

Having an aim is the key to achieving your best.
(Henry J. Kaiser)

The aim of my life is the overthrow of monarchy.
(Karl Liebknecht)

Action without thought is like shooting without aim.
(American proverb)

A good archer is not known by his arrows, but his aim.
(British proverb)

A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder.
(Eileen Caddy)

My one aim was to do a thing well and to excel if possible.
(Josephine DeMott Robinson)

To follow, without halt, one aim: that's the secret of success.
(Anna Pavlova)

The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values.
(William Ralph Inge)

The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.
(William Ralph Inge)

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
(William S. Burroughs)

My aim was to safeguard justice, without doing harm to our war effort.
(Hans Frank)

Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable.
(Edward Thorndike)

The aim of literary ambition is to demonstrate one's greatness of soul.
(Mason Cooley)

The aim of law is the maximum gratification of the nervous system of man.
(Learned Hand)

Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame.
(Abbott L. Lowell)

Life is very nice, but it lacks form. It's the aim of art to give it some.
(Jean Anouilh)

The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
(Joseph Joubert)

A fanatic is someone who redoubles his efforts when he has forgotten his aim.
(Chuck Jones)

Fanaticism consists in redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
(George Santayana in Life of Reason, )

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
(George Santayana)

The aim is to balance the terror of being alive with the wonder of being alive.
(Carlos Castaneda)

A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he understands their aim.
(Robert Baden-Powell)

Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize when to pull the trigger.
(David Letterman)

The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.
(William James)

My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
(Ernest Hemingway)

The aim and the idea of the Four Year Plan were and remain entirely correct and necessary!
(Hjalmar Schacht)

My aim is to play as many games as possible and to go out and be one of the 11 players again.
(Dennis Bergkamp)

An aim of an argument should be progress, but progress ultimately means little without victory.
(Gary L. Francione)

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being but to remind him that he is already degraded.
(George Orwell)

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
(George Orwell)

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error.
(Bertolt Brecht in The life of Galileo)

The aim was to win.
(Science Daily - News, )

The aim was to save money.
(David G. Savage in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Every organism has one aim: to survive.
(Science Daily - News, )

Winning with conviction should always be the aim.
(The Independent - Football, )

The aim was to provide the pensioners with income.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Trading began in the football club's shares in Aim.
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Finance, )

The aim: wider public engagement with museum offerings.
(Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times Art Critic in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Biotech group Redx Pharma floated on AIM in March 2015 at 85p.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The aim: Make moving data from public to private clouds easier.
(ZDNet US, )

Composer Philip Glass tells the BBC that his aim is "to be a populist".
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The aim of Obamacare was to reduce ER visits, but that hasn't happened.
(USA Today - National, )

Its aim is to generate and transmit mostly green power to its residents.
(Forbes - Technology, )

One aim of synthetic biology is to generate complex synthetic organisms.
(Nature, )

Its aim is to create an Islamic state, or caliphate, across Iraq and Syria.
(CNN - World News, )

The aim is to show the world what the African fashion industry has to offer.
(BBC News - World News, )

Mobile app nanu offers free calls with the aim of ending phone bills forever.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The aim of Via is to expand its service far beyond the confines of Manhattan.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

The aim is to measure motion of the sea floor on either side of this segment.
(Science Daily - News, )

Jameel Syed says the aim of his 35-day trek was to bridge faiths and cultures.
(USA Today - National, )

The aim is to continue to innovate on cloud data storage on multiple platforms.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

The aim is to store the information in a so-called Saimaa ringed seal database.
(Science Daily - News, )

The aim is to have more games decided in OT and reduce the number of shootouts.
(The Canadian Press in CBC Sports, )

The Microsoft reorg is a bit complicated, but the overall aim is to be more agile.
(ZDNet US, )

The aim is for patients to manage their back pain and return to normal activities.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Monitise, which is valued at nearly £1billion, is one of the largest firms on AIM.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The aim is to combine analytics with the ability to scan and manage medical images.
(ZDNet US, )

Their aim is to lure in holidaymakers, who make a bank transfer to book their break.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The aim: lower costs and one-click, seamless shipping services for partner merchants.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The aim of this new research is to develop a web-based tool to aid them in this process.
(Science Daily - News, )

Their aim is to contribute new ways of monitoring the global climate adaptation process.
(Science Daily - News, )

The aim here is to reduce CO2 emissions by as much as between 80 and 95 per cent by 2050.
(Science Daily - News, )

Xavi tells MOTD Kickabout that his aim is to inspire the next generation of young players.
(BBC Sport, )

The aim is to use the pulsatile vascular changes detected with BPI for diagnostic purposes.
(Science Daily - News, )

Questions with the verb Aim

2 examples:

What do you aim to be?

People with hypertension are generally advised to lower their blood pressure to reduce their risk of having a heart attack or a stroke, but how low should they aim for?
(Fox News - Health, )

Sentences with the verb Aim

18 examples:

What's your aim in life?

It is not enough to aim you must hit.
(Italian proverb)

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

If you aim your spear at two fish, both will escape.
(Tahitian proverb)

If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.
(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Discussion is just a tool. You have to aim; the final goal must be a decision.
(Harri Holkeri)

I aim my arrangements at what will fit and colorfully frame the song in the best way possible.
(Les Baxter)

In Bosnia, little children shot in the head by a guy who thinks it's okay to aim his gun at a child.
(Christiane Amanpour)

What happens when you aim the world's largest X-ray machine at samples of liquid and fire?
(Tech Times - Science, )

They should aim to score a minimum of four tries to win.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Competition is fierce so you should aim for about 90 per cent.
(Daily Mail - News, )

They should aim to set up a colony before coming back, he says.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

It will aim its lending exclusively at sole traders and owner-managers.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Even if you can't save half, you should aim to get pretty darn close to it.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

You should aim for at least 20% of the home's purchase price for the down payment.
(USA Today - Money, )

CEO Maran Nelson, 24, wants to free humans of menial tasks so they can aim higher.
(USA Today - Tech, )

For your company to thrive, every employee from the top down has to aim for prerfection.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Niall Quinn is adamant only the strongest will be able to aim for glory on Friday evening.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Negative sentence with the verb Aim

1 example:

I didn't aim my remarks at you.


10 examples:

Is your aim good?

What is your aim in life?

What is the central aim of this plan?

What is the chief aim of this society?

Go for gold or aim lower?
(BBC Sport, )

Just how feasible is this aim?
(BBC News - Technology, )

What does the Higgs Factory aim to accomplish?
(Tech Times - Science, )

So why wouldn’t you aim for this level of success?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Robots aim to entertain by singing and acting, but are they as talented as humans?
(CNET News, )

Facebook Paper and Flipboard's upgraded app both aim to give you the smartphone equivalent of a newspaper, but do they give you the news really you want?
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Aim. Fire!

Aim higher.

We aim to please.

Aim for the eyes!

I aim to be a writer.

He has no specific aim.

Aim the gun at the target.

We aim to please, you aim too.

That aim is impossible to attain.

His aim in life is to save money.

I fail to understand his true aim.

Aim the video camera at that group.

I aim to be a doctor when I grow up.

Her aim in life is to become a movie star.

He has only one aim in life, to make money.

His aim in life was to become a great doctor.

All arts' aim is no other than entertainment.

No matter how low the target, always aim higher.

We aim to satisfy our customers' wants and needs.

They're some developers who aim to make a fast buck!

The primary aim of science is to find truth, new truth.

The democrat endeavored to accomplish his aim by himself.

The discovery of truth should remain the single aim of science.

This is the chief aim of university education: to train the mind.

We thought it was in the cards for him to aim to become a doctor.

When you have nothing, aim low; when you get somewhere, aim high.

I had only one aim in throwing everything away to run this restaurant.

The Milennium Development Goals aim to reduce hunger, poverty and disease.

I reckon the only aim of science is to alleviate the hardships of human existence.

Companions with the same aim, to carve out their own future, cooperate with each other.

Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines.

In every period of transition this riff-raff, which exists in every society, rises to the surface, and is not only without any aim but has not even a symptom of an idea, and merely does its utmost to give expression to uneasiness and impatience.

Aim for the highest.
(Andrew Carnegie)

Before shooting, one must aim.
(African proverb)

Don't just aim; hit the target.
(Klingon proverb)

My aim in life is not to judge.
(Jeanne Moreau)

Not failure, but low aim is sin.
(Benjamin E. Mays)

Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
(James Russell Lowell)

I aim for a lifetime full of movies.
(Salma Hayek)

Too aim is not enough, you must hit.
(German proverb)

Aim for brevity while avoiding jargon.
(Edsger Dijkstra)

It is not enough to aim, you must hit.
(German proverb)

It is not enough to aim; you must hit.
(Italian proverb)

It is not enough to aim.; you must hit.
(Italian proverb)

It's not failure, but low aim is crime.

Taking aim for too long can ruin your eyes.
(Ivorian proverb)

Aim high, and you won't shoot your foot off.
(Phyllis Diller)

An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
(Robert Louis Stevenson)

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
(W. Clement Stone)

Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.

Aim high in your career but stay humble in your heart.
(Korean proverb)

For 6 days a week I aim to get in between -23 miles.
(Jonathan Brown)

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
(Herbert Spencer)

Speaking without thinking is shooting without taking aim.
(Spanish proverb)

A hunter with one arrow doesn't shoot with a careless aim.
(African proverb)

Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.
(Karl Von Clausewitz)

To aim and hit, you need one eye only, and one good finger.
(Moshe Dayan)

What leads to unhappiness, is making pleasure the chief aim.
(William Shenstone)

Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
(Victor Hugo)

Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
(Henry David Thoreau)

To follow, without halt, one aim There's the secret of success.
(Anna Pavlova)

Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
(Edmund Burke)

Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
(B.R. Ambedkar)

The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.
(Graham Greene in Heart of the Matter, )

My major aim in writing is to set out flags and issue wake-up calls.
(James Broughton)

Scientific advancement should aim to affirm and to improve human life.
(Nathan Deal)

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals.
(David Ogilvy)

I like to work for four or five hours a day. I aim for seven days a week.
(Patricia Highsmith)

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.
(Muhammed Iqbal)

On the other hand, always aim to be the best in what you do and give 100%.
(Benjamin Cohen)

Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
(Thomas Jefferson)

God has never ceased to be the one true aim of all right human aspirations.
(Alexandre Vinet)

We now need to look beyond our immediate future and aim higher and farther.
(Paul Biya)

You're dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.
(Walt Disney)

Culture must have its ultimate aim in the metaphysical or it will cease to be culture.
(Johan Huizinga)

A scientist's aim in a discussion with his colleagues is not to persuade, but to clarify.
(Leo Szilard)

I aim to tell the truth about any subject, not a romance or fantasy, not avoid the truth.
(Anita Desai)

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.

The ultimate aim of the human mind, in all its efforts, is to become acquainted with Truth.
(Eliza Farnham)

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.
(Thomas Aquinas)

Money is not our primary aim. Changing the behavior and the practice of the gun industry is.
(Marc Morial)

Aim for the sky and you'll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you'll stay on the floor.
(Bill Shankly)

The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!
(Robert Browning)

We aim to express the passion of our members in something actionable that we can all in fact do.
(Joan Blades)

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Philosophy will fail forever its primary aim because it searches for something that does not exist.
(Menotti Lerro in The Poetry of Menotti Lerro, )

One can imagine where they aim to end up.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

No. This is the bold aim of a new project.
(Science Daily - News, )

The club will aim to stave off boos with booze.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Several software programs aim to make it easier.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The aim for the GMO mosquitoes is to combat Zika.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Cristiano Ronaldo, left, taking aim against Poland.
(The New York Times - Soccer, )

We aim to correct any errors as promptly as possible.
(Daily Mail - News, )

New efforts aim to track the careers of postgraduates.
(Nature, )

0% credit card deals aim to drive up holiday spending.
(USA Today - Money, )

Scientists aim to study the bite force of cockroaches.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The letter's aim is to forewarn any potential investors.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Naturally though AIM provided it usual mix of big moves.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Everton aim to resist offers for John Stones in January.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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