Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) intend to, dream about, aim for
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aspire to be successful, an aspiring artist/writer/actor
To aspire to something means to direct your energy towards achieving something. It is a verb similar in meaning to 'wish' for something. You might aspire to own a big house for example or to become an Executive of a company one day. You will hear this used in social situations: "I aspire to own my own home by the age of 35"; or in professional situations: "We aspire to dominate the board-games market."
Social Examples (Basic)
You should always aspire to be the best you can bein life.
I'm an aspiring novelist, but until I get my big break, I'll keep on working.
Throughout his entire life,he aspired to beat the world recordfor the greatest number of cookies eaten in one hour.
Professional Examples (Basic)
No matter what I do with my life,I always aspire to greater things.
So, tell me...if you get this job, what do you aspire to achieve in your first 6 months?
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