to manage to do or get (something)He's halfway to attaining his pilot's licence.
Perfection has always been difficult to obtain.
The problem was how to get enough food.
The first correct entry will win the prize.
Prospects for effecting real political change have taken a step backward.
She landed a place on the graduate training scheme.
They scored 282 runs in their first innings.
He had just completed his first novel.
The company didn't disclose how much it expects to gain from the deal.
Companies must earn a reputation for honesty.
His achievements helped him to secure the job.
A selection of correspondence from P.G. Wodehouse realized £1,232.
She has acquired a 50% stake in the company.
He decided to fulfil his dream and go to college.
The Government has not yet grasped the seriousness of the crisis.
We are not in this to reap immense financial rewards.
It was difficult to procure food and other daily necessitites.
to reachattaining a state of calmness and confidence
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in the sense of accomplish
to completeIf we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
in the sense of achieve
to gain by hard work or effortThere are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.
in the sense of acquire
to get or develop (something such as an object, trait, or ability)She has acquired a 50% stake in the company.
Video: pronunciation of 'attain'
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