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    target someone

    Hi,

    Can I say or write, "I targeted Ally to get A for Math paper." I know target means aim, but is there another way to write it about someone who is expected to obtain certain achievements after having been 'groomed'?

    Thanks

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    Re: target someone

    Quote Originally Posted by sebayanpendam View Post
    Hi,

    Can I say or write, "I targeted Ally to get A for Math paper." I know target means aim, but is there another way to write it about someone who is expected to obtain certain achievements after having been 'groomed'?

    Thanks
    Do you mean that you predicted that Ally would get an A in her math paper? Or do you mean that you told Ally that you wanted her to aim to get an A?

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    Re: target someone

    I predicted that Ally would get an A in her math paper after countless drilling exercises she did in my class.

    Thank you

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    Re: target someone

    Quote Originally Posted by sebayanpendam View Post
    I predicted that Ally would get an A in her math paper after countless drilling exercises she did in my class.

    Thank you
    In that case, that's what you should say or write.

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