HyperDic: be_after

English > 1 sense of the expression be after:
VERBcognitionbe after, planhave the will and intention to carry out some action
English > be after: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
MeaningHave the will and intention to carry out some action.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Narrowerdraw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot forHave an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
hope, go forIntend with some possibility of fulfilment
think outConsider carefully and rationally
Broaderintend, mean, thinkhave in mind as a purpose
Spanishplanear, planificar
Catalanplanejar, planificar

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