Take aim at somebody/something - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
take aim at somebody/something
take aim at someone or something
Fig. to prepare to deal with someone or something; to focus on someone or something. (Based on take aim (at someone, something, or an animal).) Now we have to take aim at the problem and try to get it solved. The critics took aim at the star of the musical and tore her to pieces.
take ˈaim at somebody/something (American English) direct your criticism at or your attention to somebody/something: The unions are taking aim at the government. ♢ Several retail giants have now decided to take aim at the youth market.