It cannot be the case that the reduction of American forces is a strategy for reaching the goal of defeating al Qaeda.
Whether that is a good idea, or whether it should even be a goal in the future, are different questions.
National Review editorialized, “A single embryo must not be destroyed no matter how noble the goal.”
His goal of coming across as humble subtracts from his ability to share just exactly how he became so great at such a young age.
All of them were still hung up on the result of the England-USA game and the goalkeeping gaffe that resulted in the American goal.
All thinking towards any goal is a similar instance of the law of combination.
He gave the word and away they sped, this time with the flagship as the goal.
Thus I beheld at last the goal of my journey from Luristan, and was not disappointed.
But the goal was too near for them to stop, and he signaled for more steam.
In their own likeness they created their goal, and the road to it.
1530s, "end point of a race," of uncertain origin. The noun gol appears once before this, in a poem from early 14c. and with an apparent sense of "boundary, limit." Perhaps from Old English *gal "obstacle, barrier," a word implied by gælan "to hinder." Or from Old French gaule "a pole," from Germanic; or a figurative use of Middle English gale "a way, course." Sports sense of "place where the ball is put to score" is attested from 1540s. Figurative sense of "object of an effort" is from 1540s.
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