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Tavoitella (Verb type3)


  1. to go for, seek, strive after (to attempt to reach, achieve or gain)
    Tavoittelen maailmanennätystä.
    I'll go for the world record.
    En voi enää tavoitella mainetta tai kunniaa.
    I can no longer seek fame or glory.
  2. to try to grab or catch, to attempt to reach
    Hän tavoitteli palloa räpylällään, mutta se lensi liian korkealla.
    He tried to grab the ball with his mitt, but it was too high in the air.


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".