goal


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01. The Brazilian team scored a [goal] late in the second half to win the game 1-0.
02. If you want to succeed, you need to set yourself some [goals], and then make plans on how to achieve them.
03. My high school class set itself a [goal] of raising $500 for our graduation party by running a car wash.
04. The [goal] of this change to the rules is simply to reduce violence in our school.
05. Her [goal] in life is to become a fashion designer, and eventually design her own line of clothing.
06. Hockey player Wayne Gretzky scored more [goals] than any other player in history.
07. My [goal] is to become a millionaire by the time I'm 30 years old.
08. What exactly are your [goals] in this class?
09. Robert Anthony once said that if you act as if you have already achieved your [goal], it is yours.
10. There is a Greek proverb which notes that before you can score, you must first have a [goal].
11. We hope to achieve our [goal] of increasing our profits by at least 20% this year.
12. In the Middle Ages, towns in Europe had soccer games which were competed using teams of up to a hundred players, with the [goals] a half-mile or so apart.
13. In October 1995, the potato became the first vegetable to be grown in space. The technology was developed with the [goal] of feeding astronauts on long space voyages, and eventually feeding future space colonies.

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  • goal — goal …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • goal — [ gol ] n. m. • 1882; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Vieilli But (football, rugby, polo, etc.). 2 ♦ (1894; de l angl. goal keeper) Gardien de but. ⇒ gardien. Des bons goals. ⊗ HOM. Gaule …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Goal — es la palabra inglesa para designar gol, y también arco, meta o portería. Además puede referirse a: Goal!, conocida también como Goal!: The Dream Begins o ¡Goool! una película dirigida por Danny Cannon. Goal! 2: Living the Dream..., segunda parte …   Wikipedia Español

  • goal — [ goul ] noun count *** 1. ) something that you hope to achieve: Our goal is to provide a good standard of medical care. goal of: the company s goal of employing as many women as men within five years set/establish a goal: You should set goals… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Goal! 2 — Goal 2 : La Consécration Goal 2 : La Consécration Titre original Goal II : Living the Dream Réalisation Jaume Collet Serra Scénario Mike Jefferies Adrian Butchart Terry Loan Musique Stephen Warbeck Montage Niven Howie Production… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • goal — W1S2 [gəul US goul] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: gol limit, boundary (1300 1400)] 1.) something that you hope to achieve in the future = ↑aim ▪ His ultimate goal was to set up his own business. achieve/reach a goal ▪ They achieved their goal of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Goal — bezeichnet: im Schweizerischen und in Österreich ein Tor (Fußball) einen Film aus der Filmindustrie Bollywood Goal eine Fußballfilm Trilogie, siehe: Goal – Lebe deinen Traum Goal II – Der Traum ist real! Goal III – Das Finale Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Goal! — Goal !  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Goal.  Goal ![1] est un film anglo américain de Danny Cannon sorti en 2005. Il s agit du premier volet d une trilogie racontant l ascension d un jeune joueur. Fiche technique Titre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Goal — Goal, n. [F. gaule pole, Prov. F. waule, of German origin; cf. Fries. walu staff, stick, rod, Goth. walus, Icel. v[ o]lr a round stick; prob. akin to E. wale.] [1913 Webster] 1. The mark set to bound a race, and to or around which the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goal — 〈[ goʊl] n. 15; Sp.〉 Tor, Treffer [engl., „Ziel, Grenzmal“] * * * Goal [go:l ], das; s, s [engl. goal = Tor, eigtl. = Ziel, Endpunkt, H. u.] (österr., schweiz., sonst veraltet): Tor, Treffer (z. B. beim Fußballspiel). * * * Goal   [goːl; englisch …   Universal-Lexikon

  • goal — goal, goals The end results towards which an individual or collective action is directed. The term is commonplace in sociology, although its logical and explanatory status varies greatly, according to context and authorship. Numerous typologies… …   Dictionary of sociology