find one's mark/target

Definition of find one's mark/target

  1. :  to hit a target that was aimed for The bullet found its target. —often used figuratively Her angry reaction showed that his criticisms had found their mark.

Word by Word Definitions

findplay
  1. :  to come upon often accidentally :  encounter

    :  to meet with (a particular reception)

    :  to come upon by searching or effort

  1. :  an act or instance of finding

    :  something found: such as

    :  a valuable discovery

markplay
  1. :  a boundary land

    :  a conspicuous object serving as a guide for travelers

    :  something (such as a line, notch, or fixed object) designed to record position

  1. :  to fix or trace out the bounds or limits of

    :  to plot the course of :  chart

    :  to designate as if by a mark

  1. :  any of various old European units of weight used especially for gold and silver

    :  a unit equal to about eight ounces (248 grams)

    :  a unit of value:

targetplay
  1. :  a mark to shoot at

    :  a target marked by shots fired at it

    :  something or someone fired at or marked for attack

  1. :  to make a target of

    :  to set as a goal

    :  to direct or use toward a target


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