Definition of 'on target'
Example sentences containing 'on target'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Military styles are still bang on target, as are comfy boyfriend shapes. The Sun (2016)But the chain insisted it was on target to meet fullyear profit expectations. The Sun (2012)The results put it on target to pay out a dividend next year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now it seems they spend most of their time on administration and the rest on targeting easy wins. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many years of clinical experience with pastors and their families has convinced me this book is right on target. Christianity Today (2000)The law is right on target. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Coventry's only shot on target resulted in their goal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The company is still on target to ship more than 500 million chips the course of this financial year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I am able to forecast that inflation will again be on target next year and the year after. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The MOD insists the fleet of aircraft is still on target for entering service next year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last year they hit a record 63,000 and this year they are on target to hit 70,000. The Sun (2012)Britain's largest utility said that it expected a strong performance this year and that its 3.4 billion investment programme for the current year remained on target. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'on target'
Used Occasionally. on target is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of on target from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.