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draw a bead on

Definitions of draw a bead on
  1. verb
    aim with a gun
    “The hunter drew a bead on the rabbit”
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    type of:
    aim, direct, take, take aim, train
    point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
  2. verb
    have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
    synonyms: aim, aspire, shoot for
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    types:
    overshoot
    aim too high
    overrun
    run beyond or past
    type of:
    be after, plan
    have the will and intention to carry out some action
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