aim to

aim to

To strive or plan to do something. I aim to be the best customer service representative I can be. I'm aiming to win Holly's heart—she is just the prettiest girl in the whole town.
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aim to (do something)

To intend, plan, or mean to do something. I didn't aim to offend him, but judging by the look on his face, I must have.
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aim to

Try or intend to do something, as in We aim to please, or She aims to fly to California. This term derives from aim in the sense of "direct the course of something," such as an arrow or bullet. [Colloquial; c. 1600]
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The CEO of AIM Bob Todhunter stated, This the most positive and strategic move to be made by AIM, positioning AIM to move forward to become one of the strongest suppliers of anthracite coal worldwide.
Although there are concerns that this is a short term reaction to the tax changes, there is no doubt that companies in the North East are once again looking to AIM to access capital in order to realise their potential.
"You only have to look at the phenomenal success of some companies on AIM to see why it can be a very good investment."
Translated by Ezzeddin Ibrahim and Denys Johnson-Davies with an aim to produce a translation for accuracy and readability, the books are printed with the original Arabic alongside the English translation.
Pierre notes that Steinert's newest, most powerful drum magnet will allow AIM to function with just one drum magnet rather than the two it has in East Montreal.
For example, ProtoCam of Allentown, Pa., employed Direct AIM to make an initial run of 20 medical parts in an FDA-approved PP.
At AutoFact, 3D Systems and AlliedSignal Inc., Morristown, N.J., announced that the two companies have been working on applying AIM to powder injection molded ceramics and metals.
Richard Ellison, executive producer of the series, said he believes the Reagan administration pressured PBS to air the show, pointing out that the National Endowment for the Humanities gave an unusual $30,000 grant to AIM to help produce the show.
The category is aimed at recognising the work of companies nationwide who have used their arrival in AIM to help expand their operations and build on their standing in their sector.
So thanks must go to NStar and The Journal for joining with the London Stock Exchange in cosponsoring the excellent "Take Aim" event, which has done a great deal to bring Aim to the attention of North-East companies.