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Use goal in a sentence
I have always used the employee evaluation to determine both a short and long term goal for them to work on.
Flush with excitement over the new year, Jennifer set a goal of losing 50 pounds over the course of the coming year and put a chart on her wall to track her progress.
The team has already met their sales volume objective and now just needs to convert 15 new customers to meet their overall goal.