target


target
01. He aimed at the [target], and fired his gun.
02. Cigarette companies are [targeting] Asian women in an attempt to increase sales in the Far East.
03. This fashion magazine [targets] teenage girls.
04. It may be difficult to reach our financial [target] this year due to a downturn in the economy.
05. The NATO missiles in Kosovo [targeted] military installations.
06. The terrorists had [targeted] the government building for a suicide attack.
07. The submarine base in Washington State is a major [target] for a nuclear attack in the case of a world war.
08. He threw the dart at the [target], and got a bulls-eye on the first try.
09. There is a Berber proverb which observes that he who wants to hurt, never misses his [target].
10. Ashleigh Brilliant once said that to be sure of hitting the [target], shoot first, and call whatever you hit the [target].
11. The hijacked airliner that hit the Pentagon was apparently originally [targeting] the White House.
12. Young men with money in China are the new [target] market for our products.
13. Studies show that almost half of those surveyed believe that tobacco companies deliberately [target] children and teens in their marketing.
14. The country of Wales was long a [target] for invaders from Rome, Normandy, and England.
15. There is presently a civil war in Burundi, and civilians, the Burundi military and government officials are being [targeted].
16. In September of 1983, the Soviet Union admitted shooting down Korean Air Lines Flight 007 but said their pilots were not aware that their [target] was a civilian aircraft.
17. I'm confident that we'll be able to reach our sales [target] without difficulty.
18. Random sampling ensures that everyone in a [target] population has the same likelihood of being chosen for a survey.
19. The vulnerability of children makes them frequent [targets] of human rights violations.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(to be shot at)


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