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    Default Aim at

    Are there any differences between these two sentence execpt for their passive and active voice?


    These measures are aimed at preventing violent crimes.
    These measures aim at preventing violent crimes.

    In other words, is it possibe to use "aim" with active voice in this context?

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    Default Re: Aim at

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    I wouldn't use the second one. I don't think measures can aim, they can be aimed.

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