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- v. have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
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Some rosebug, founding a colony; some green "worm i 'the bud," choosing for himself a pink house, which he will straightway turn into a ruin; some leaf-roller, perhaps, tying up the whole end of a young shoot for his own private apartments.
She'd prop dimes up on the fifty-yard range and shoot for the glare, making presents of the bent coins for her goddaughter and her friends.