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 informalangle for something to try to make someone give you something without asking for it directly
She didn't want Ron thinking that she was angling for sympathy.
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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 — 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 — Fish for, scheme for, plot for, try to get by artifice … New dictionary of synonyms
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