angle for

Fish for, scheme for, plot for, try to get by artifice.

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  • angle for — ˈangle for [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they angle for he/she/it angles for present participle angling for past tense angled for pas …   Useful english dictionary

  • angle for — [v] attempt to get aim for, be after, cast about for, connive, conspire, contrive, fish for, hint, hunt, invite, look for, maneuver, plan, plot, scheme, seek, solicit, strive, try for; concepts 20,87 …   New thesaurus

  • angle for — (something) to try to get or achieve something in an indirect way. He s working as a consultant with several companies that are angling for business in Hong Kong …   New idioms dictionary

  • angle for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms angle for : present tense I/you/we/they angle for he/she/it angles for present participle angling for past tense angled for past participle angled for informal angle for something to try to make someone give… …   English dictionary

  • angle for — Synonyms and related words: address, ask for, beat about for, bid for, canvass, court, delve for, dig for, fish for, follow, go gunning for, gun for, hunt, hunt for, hunt up, look, look for, look up, pop the question, prowl after, pursue, quest,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • angle for — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. plot for, scheme for, maneuver for, fish for, be after, cast about for, hunt for, look for, seek, try for, hint at, be out for, conspire for, try by artful means to get, try to attain by artifice …   English dictionary for students

  • angle for — go for; ask for; try to get …   English contemporary dictionary

  • angle for — verb To try to obtain something by subtle indirect means: political manoeuvres, suggestion, etc. He angles for trout Sundays …   Wiktionary

  • angle for something — ˈangle for sth derived to try to get a particular reaction or response from sb, without directly asking for what you want • She was angling for sympathy. Main entry: ↑anglederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • angle for something — angle for (something) to try to get or achieve something in an indirect way. He s working as a consultant with several companies that are angling for business in Hong Kong …   New idioms dictionary

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