Last time around, Herman Cain was a target because his fortunes were rising, along with the popularity of his 9-9-9 plan.
The helicopters had to deploy from Oman and fly hundreds of miles to get to the target.
She knew about the Facebook group “Women Who Eat On Tubes” and assumed, correctly, it was the target destination of the picture.
How/when were you originally approached to collaborate with target?
Nafis considered the New York Stock Exchange as a target, and scoped out the area on Aug. 9.
His face remained impassive, save for a slight twitch of the lips, when the target was obliterated.
Every stock with which his name was linked was the target of the most savage attacks.
Possibly, he was just imagining that he was the target of a plot.
"The arrows of your wit must not take me for their target," she said, and made a pretence to frown.
The anti-aircraft batteries, with no target, suddenly stopped firing.
c.1400, "shield," diminutive of late Old English targe, from Old French targe "light shield," from Frankish *targa "shield" (cf. Old High German zarga "edging, border," German zarge, Old English targe, Old Norse targa "shield"), from Proto-Germanic *targo "border, edge." Meaning "object to be aimed at in shooting" first recorded 1757, originally in archery. Target audience is by 1951, early reference is to Cold War psychological warfare.
"to use as a target," 1837, from target (n.). Related: Targeted; targeting.
target tar·get (tär'gĭt)
One to be influenced or changed by an action or event.
A desired goal.
A usually metal part in an x-ray tube on which a beam of electrons is focused and from which x-rays are emitted.
A target organ.
(1 Sam. 17:6, A.V., after the LXX. and Vulg.), a kind of small shield. The margin has "gorget," a piece of armour for the throat. The Revised Version more correctly renders the Hebrew word (kidon) by "javelin." The same Hebrew word is used in Josh. 8:18 (A.V., "spear;" R.V., "javelin"); Job 39:23 (A.V., "shield;" R.V., "javelin"); 41:29 (A.V., "spear;" R.V., "javelin").