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meet a target

This page is about the collocation meet a target

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to reach the number or amount set as a target, e.g. in sales, profits, savings, website traffic, etc.

For example

  • If we meet our sales targets, we'll all get a bonus.

  • Figures and statistics are often manipulated to make it look like targets have been met.

Note:
Similar collocations include "achieve a target" and "reach a target"

Quick Quiz

If you meet your sales target, you

a. sell to a targeted customer

b. meet a potential buyer

c. make the targeted number of sales

Contributor: Matt Errey