take aim

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Definition of take aim

: to point a weapon at an object He took aim and pulled the trigger.

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“Take aim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20aim. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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