Sentence Examples with the word target

She had a laser gun, even if she couldn't hit a target two feet in front of her.

Time spent in the target speech community remains learners' primary opportunity of acquiring pragmatic knowledge.

The wood of the aspen is very light and soft, though tough; it is employed by coopers, chiefly for pails and herring-casks; it is also made into butchers' trays, pack-saddles, and various articles for which its lightness recommends it; sabots are also made of it in France, and in medieval days it was valued for arrows, especially for those used in target practice; the bark is used for tanning in northern countries; cattle and deer browse greedily on the young shoots and abundant suckers.

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He had been the target of constant attack during his life, and his personal foibles, careless dress and mental eccentricities were the theme of endless ridicule.

I realize now my venture was doomed to failure from the start as my target was far better protected than I sensed.

Any thought she had at Andre's apartment not being the target fled as she saw the damage done to her side of the building.

For the first time, Cassie realized what a target they had been around the fire at night.

Xander turned his back to the approaching Guardian to give her a better target then addressed her.

At this point most commanders of the time would have decided not to fight, but to manoeuvre Mercy away from Freiburg; Enghien, however, was a fighting general, and Mercy's entrenched lines at Freiburg seemed to him a target rather than an obstacle.

Given that this financial infrastructure would be a legitimate military target in the event of conflict, the potential costs of war are incalculably high.