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The meaning of "Goal" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Goal, Goals mean?
A: A goal can be something you are planning for in the future to achieve, like "My goal for this year is to graduate from school", or it can be a sport's goal - "She scored a goal" which is a point in a sports game
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Q: What does Goal mean?
A: Goal means target or purpose. Something you want to be done and achieved.

For example: the goal for my diet is to fit my wedding dress.
Q: What does Goal mean?
A: Yes, Julio is right. A goal is something you want to achieve.
"My goal is to finish my college degree in three years."

It is also used in sports. In football, soccer and hockey (and other sports) you score a goal when your team gets the ball or puck through the net or uprights.

Example sentences using "Goal"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Goal, aim, objetive, purpose and target.
A: They are all very similar and there are sentences that would use them interchangeably so I will try to give you sentences that differentiate them.
"The soccer player scored a goal. His objective was to get the ball past the keeper so he aimed for the top right hand corner. He hit his target. On purpose he fell to the ground to kiss the field."

Synonyms of "Goal" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Goal and Aim and Purpose and Objective and Target ?
A: They can all mean the same thing: "the thing that you WANT to do."
Ex: "My (goal/aim/purpose/objective/target) is to learn English!" This sentence works with all of these words.

But the words have other meanings, too.

Goal: 1. The thing that you want to do.
2. In a game or sport, the place you need to go to score points or win.

Aim: 1. The thing that you want to do.
2. When throwing, kicking, or shooting something, it is the direction you are pointing, or your ability to throw, kick, or shoot something in the correct direction. "The soccer player has good aim" = The soccer player can kick the ball exactly where they want to kick it.

Purpose: 1. The thing that you want to do.
2. What an object does, what the object helps you with. "What is the purpose of this tool?" = What does this tool do? What does this tool help me with?

Objective: 1. The thing you want to do.
2. As an adjective, "objective" means "logical, fair, based on facts instead of feelings." If you give someone your "objective opinion," it means your opinion is very fair and based on facts, and not just your emotions.

Target: 1. The thing that you want to do.
2. An object or person that you are trying to hit or shoot. If you are playing a game of darts, or doing an olympic shooting sport, the thing you are trying to hit is called the "target." You can also call a person a "target" if someone is trying to hurt them. It works as a noun or a verb. "They are targeting my brother" = They are trying to hurt my brother.
Q: What is the difference between Goal and Purpose ?
A: Usually goals are more specific. One person can have a lot of different goals. A purpose is like a really big goal that encompasses all the smaller goals and is usually more vague. You might have a goal to walk a mile every day, a goal to drink more water, and a goal to eat more vegetables. Your purpose for doing all those things is to become healthier.
Q: What is the difference between Goal and Target ?
A: Goal and Target are the same but using in context it might be a bit different
Ex. My goal is to finish high school (like when you finish high school then that's it you're good)
Ex. My target is to finish high school (like there is something specific like Senior high school/ Junior High school)
Q: What is the difference between Goal and Aim and Purpose and Target ?
A: Aim and goal and target have essentially the same meaning in this context.
Something you wish to achieve.

but
Aim can also mean "aiming at a target with a gun"
Goal can also be "scoring a goal in a football match"
Target can also be " The rocket hit the target"


Purpose = Reason
Eg. "The purpose of this trip is to learn more about the native people."
(The reason for the trip is..)

Feel free to ask any questions.
Q: What is the difference between Goal and Objective ?
A: Objectives define strategies or implementation steps to attain the identified goals. Unlike goals, objectives are specific, measurable, and have a defined completion date. They are more specific and outline the “who, what, when, where, and how” of reaching the goals.

Translations of "Goal"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Goal Mainly to gain muscles of the upper body, to obtain a trunk that does not blur, and to obtain an ideal body. For that, I will continue to workout and eat regularly.
A: my goal is to gain muscle in the upper body and have a well defined torso by eating well and working out regularly.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Goal
A: “Goal” or “GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Goal
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Goal and aim
A: I dont understand
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Goal
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Other questions about "Goal"

Q: Writing No. 7 (Goal: 10)
I don't want to wear makeup

Doing makeup is very bothering. It takes 30 minutes every morning so my 30 minutes is gone compared to those who don't put on any makeup.

Although I'm not keen on doing that, I have to do it because it is one of the unwritten rules for women.
If I go to work putting nothing on my face, every collegue would point at me and regard me as a stranger.

Only Those who have pure skin or own big companies like CEOs wouldn't be attacked by others.
I have no idea yet when I can earn back my lost 30 minutes per a day. Does this sound natural?
A: Doing makeup is very bothersome.

It takes 30 minutes every morning so I have lost 30 minutes compared to those who don't wear makeup.
(not wrong but sounds a bit awkward)

If I went to work putting nothing on my face, every collegue would point at me and treat me like a stranger.
(past tense before would)
(a little awkward.)

Only those who have clear skin or own big companies like CEOs wouldn't be ostracised by others.
(skin isn't usually called pure)
(to ostracise means to treat someone like they are a stranger/don't exist/don't belong. they ignore you and are unfriendly)

I have no idea when I can earn back my lost 30 minutes per day.
(or just "lost time")

(I left out sentences that were fine)
Q: Writing No. 4 (Goal: 10)
Playing the piano is fun

These days, I have practiced ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ refering to a Youtube channel.
I started to feel like playing the song on the piano after watching the same named movie.
Playing the piano helped me not just get accustomed to the instrument, but also get kind of achievements.

I especially like ‘b minor chord’ among the piano chords. (It appears right before the first ‘mama~’) It makes me imagine an old castle in western fairytales, which would have a beautiful sad story.

I’m happy that I can use two hands when I perform, because I couldn’t a month ago.
My next goal is to play ‘We are the champions’, and I hope I can play all my favorite songs on the spot. Does this sound natural?
A: by ‘achievements’ do you mean ‘competitions’ or ‘pass exams’ or something along these line? ‘Achievements’ is a very broad term and often used by native speakers to talk about something that happened in the past such as “these are all of my piano achievements” or “I achieved a distinction in my piano exam”. You could say “I would also like to achieve (getting) — and — with my piano skill”
Q: Writing No. 3 (Goal: 10)
I love animals which give unconditional love to human

I used to have two poodles over 10 years.
I felt happy whenever I touched their hair, smell their skin.
Having been lived with them, I understood they had lots of emotions like humans. Happiness, sadness, and eagerness, etc.
Felt so sad for a while when they died.

I always have strong will to keep animal, but not allowed to do that now under the house rule.

If I have had an opportunity to take an animal, it would have been a cat.
I have encountered many cats on the streets.
I also have said ‘hello’ with a cat saying ‘Meow’ :) Does this sound natural?
A: Writing No. 3 (Goal: 10)
I love animals that give unconditional love to humans.

I used to have two poodles for more than 10 years.
I felt happy whenever I touched their hair, smelt their skin.
Having lived with them, I discovered that they had lots of emotions like humans - happiness, sadness, eagerness, etc.
I felt so sad when they died.

I always have a strong desire to have an animal, but I’m not allowed to do that now under the rules of the house.

If I‘d had an opportunity to take an animal, it would’ve been a cat.
I have encountered many cats on the streets.
I also have said ‘hello’ to a cat by saying ‘Meow’ :)k
Q: Writing No. 2 (Goal: 10)
Coffee keep my daily routine even.

I have coffee twice a day. It makes me awake all day.
I’ve been doing this for several years so that I’m sick of it. Every day same americano.
I don’t know other good alternatives to coffee to keep my eyes open.
However, I love coffee jelly, coffee candies dispite a risk that it makes me fatter.
I wish I had been born with a body which doesn’t need to drink coffee every day.
Does this sound natural?
A: Coffee keeps my daily routine in check.

I have coffee twice a day. It keeps me awake all day.
I’ve been doing this for several years that I’m am so sick of it, every day the same americano.
I don’t know of other good alternatives to coffee to keep my eyes open.
However, I love coffee jelly and coffee candies despite the risk that it makes me fatter.
I wish I had been born with a body which doesn’t need to drink coffee every day.
Q: Goal of this month: "Cut back coffee to three cups!" Does this sound natural?
A: "Cut back on coffee to three cups a day!"

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