angle at (something)

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angle at (something)

To plan or scheme to get or achieve something; to try to get something in an indirect or roundabout way. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) We've been angling at securing a contract with a major development company from the Middle East for the last few months. What exactly are you angling at? If it's a pay raise, you can just forget about it.
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They don't need to be made aware of turns as angles at this stage.
This finding could be supported using dynamic geometry software such as GeoGebra, thereby satisfying the Year 6 outcome in the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics that children "Investigate, with and without the use of digital technologies, angles on a straight line, angles at a point, and vertically opposite angles; use the results to find unknown angles (ACMMG141)".
According to the present study the neck-shaft angles at random were found to be from 113[degrees] to 142[degrees] and average being 127.
This zig-zag structure arranges the molecules to compensate for color shifts at certain angles at which whites can appear slightly blue or yellow.