shoot for

  1. have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
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How To Use shoot for In A Sentence

  • You might as well shoot for the moon and ask for a promotion as well as a raise.
  • High frequent adventitious shoot formation , plant regeneration and micro - propagation were established in trailing petunia ( Petunia hybrida ) leaf.
  • Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, at least you'll land among the stars.
  • Why not be neither heavy nor lighty-flighty ... why not shoot for "whimsical weighted"? Savoir Vivre
  • They want to do a photoshoot for the new series. Times, Sunday Times
  • The revered fashion boss claimed the actress was too 'toothy' and had 'unruly hair' during a photoshoot for a cover of the US version of the magazine. Home | Mail Online
  • You might as well shoot for the moon and ask for a promotion as well as a raise.
  • Aim precisely and always shoot for the head!
  • Its seat was in her eyes, which many thought not at all beautiful, for they were like those gems called aquamarine, of a puzzling tint varying from blue to green, lustrous and lapping the beholder with their gentle lambency, except when passion moved her, when I have seen them glow with a menacing light as though they might shoot forth green flames. Romance of Roman Villas (The Renaissance)
  • In each town, the women in the show are first brought together a day or two before the shoot for an ‘ice-breaking session’.
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