Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: aims
IPA transcription: ['eɪmz]
Usage examples
  • It is the condition of our having aims.
  • All hands stand by to trim her when he aims."
  • These trifling contretemps are the penalties we pay for our high journalistic aims.
  • Marriage is a matter concerning the whole of life, whilst love aims only at pleasure.
  • His ability is executive; that is, he persistently and energetically strives to execute or carry out his aims.
  • A little of Egypt and Bohemia in the lower regions suited the upper spheres, and compassed the aims of the powerful.
  • Waitin' till the ol' demon turns away, so's not to hit me, 'Mord' he aims at a silver dangler on Mr. Injun's breast and makes him drop in his tracks like I said.
  • But then the production of the immense size that provokes astonishment, and the misapplied ingenuity that produces unusual dwarfing, are neither of them very high aims.
  • In the long run, its value is measured by whether it supplies a mere physical excitation to act in the way desired by the adult or whether it leads the child "to think"--that is, to reflect upon his acts and impregnate them with aims.
  • It throws light upon the clash of aims manifested in different portions of the school system; the narrowly utilitarian character of most elementary education, and the narrowly disciplinary or cultural character of most higher education.