verb + for + objective

verb + for + objective

Created:23 Oct 2017 15:16:03 , in  intermediate


Verb + for + objective pattern is often employed to describes motion towards some specific location or a strong desire of reaching certain goal.

She strives for perfection in everything she does.

John has just left for Oslo.

Example sentences

Here are a couple more sentences which employ the pattern.

Teddy aims for becoming a professional barber.

She reached for a parcel left under the table.

Derek always kisses his wife before leaving for work.

This post was updated on 27 Oct 2017 15:31:27

Tags:  for ,  objective ,  verb 


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