gun for

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To pursue as a goal; to work hard to achieve.
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In the early 1990s Starbucks was gunning for two thousand stores by 2000.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'gun for':

gun forTo strive for the downfall or diminution of another.
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