I didn't find a good explanation, i found a post that said "Here is my answer, will explain more later. I need to sleep now."
And then nothing from Akamai after in this thread after that.
aim at is correct when it is used in a literal sense to describe an action.
I have a hard time using "aim at" in a metaphorical or a rhetorical phrase.
for example: "I aim for a high score" versus "I aim at a high score"
Akamai has a good explanation here:11-p23643?t=4360&hilit=To+succeed+in+these+tests+it+is+absolutely+necessary#p23643
Iam not sure what you are talking about. Anyways this the post Iam referring to and the highlighted sentences explain when to use "aim for " and "aim at"
I choose BEEB 1) B. IMO you aim "at" a specific thing, you aim "for" more general or intangible things.
I have aimed my sights at the corner office for years.
I have aimed for the wealth and popularity that comes with it.
2) E. A has redundant "month of September". D is awkward. E nicely rephrases A without redundacy or changingthe meaning of the sentence.
3) E. B is too general -- education can be always useful for something other than entrepreneurship.
4). B. IMO, surprised "by" is the proper idiom. B is most succinct.
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