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    johnweyk is offline Newbie
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    What de meaning of this idiom:
    I usually try to shoot for one or two to be back at normal full-speed again.

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    Context.

    (Also "the" not "de".)

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    ShootingDave,

    Sorry for "de".

    The context is:

    Todd: Yeah, so how long does it take you usually to recover from a hangover?
    Keren: It takes me the whole day after I go out.
    Todd: The whole day.
    Keren: The whole day.
    Todd: Yeah, that's the bummer because, like, you want to be up and out.
    Keren: Yeah.
    Todd: I usually try to shoot for one or two to be back at normal full-speed again.
    Keren: Really.
    Todd: Yeah.
    Keren: No, it takes me the whole day. Sometimes I sleep in the afternoon. I take a nap and I feel better after that.
    Todd: Maybe you just have stronger hangovers.
    Keren: Maybe.

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    One or two o'clock in the afternoon. He "shoots for" meaning he sets the target or goal of being back in normal operating condition by then.

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    Thank you SoothingDave

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