set your sights on

set your sights on
Set your sights on
If you set your sights on someone or something, it is your ambition to beat them or to achieve that goal.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • set your sights on — set (your) sights (on (doing something)) to decide what you want to get or achieve something. I think they set their sights too high – they ll never find someone for the job who has all those skills. Once she sets her sights on something, she won …   New idioms dictionary

  • set your sights — set (your) sights (on (doing something)) to decide what you want to get or achieve something. I think they set their sights too high – they ll never find someone for the job who has all those skills. Once she sets her sights on something, she won …   New idioms dictionary

  • set (your) sights on — (something/doing something) to decide to achieve something. She s set her sights on winning …   New idioms dictionary

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  • set your sights on —    If you set your sights on someone or something, it is your ambition to beat them or to achieve that goal.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Set your sights on —   If you set your sights on someone or something, it is your ambition to beat them or to achieve that goal …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • set your sights — choose a goal, decide what you want to get    If you set your sights on being a doctor, I will help you …   English idioms

  • set your sights on doing something — set (your) sights (on (doing something)) to decide what you want to get or achieve something. I think they set their sights too high – they ll never find someone for the job who has all those skills. Once she sets her sights on something, she won …   New idioms dictionary

  • set your sights on something doing something — set your sights on sth/on doing sth idiom to decide that you want sth and to try very hard to get it • She s set her sights on getting into Harvard. • I had set my sights on a career in journalism. Main entry: ↑sightidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • set your sights on on doing something — set your sights on sth/on doing sth idiom to decide that you want sth and to try very hard to get it • She s set her sights on getting into Harvard. • I had set my sights on a career in journalism. Main entry: ↑sightidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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