have (one's) sights trained on (someone or something)(redirected from had one's sights trained on something)
have (one's) sights trained on (someone or something)
To identify, regard, or focus on someone or something as one's goal. Ever since she was a little girl, Janet has had her sights trained on being a fighter pilot. They have their sights trained on you to take over their new head of marketing.
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