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16 Words That Mean Something Completely Different At Target

There's "need" and then there's Target "need."

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1. Need

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Actual definition: Something you require because it is absolutely necessary.

What it means at Target: Something you just saw at Target that you've suddenly decided you cannot live without.

2. Bull's-Eye

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Actual definition: The center of an archery target.

What it means at Target: A form of hypnotization, something you see and must follow.

3. Dollar

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Actual definition: A form of currency.

What it means at Target: A dedicated spot that unconsciously draws you in.

4. Time

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Actual definition: A way to measure the passing of existence.

What it means at Target: A way to measure the passing of existence that disappears once you walk inside.

5. A Couple of Things

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Actual definition: A small number of things, generally two or three.

What it means at Target: At least 15 things.

6. Basket

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Actual definition: A compartment for carrying things, sometimes a picnic.

What it means at Target: The compartment you grab before you're honest with yourself about needing a cart.

7. Dressing Room

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Actual definition: An area of a department store used for trying on clothes.

What it means at Target: An area of the store that you always end up in no matter how many times you tell yourself you won't.

8. Route

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Actual definition: A course taken to get to a certain destination.

What it means at Target: Your special, unchanging course.

9. Clearance

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Actual definition: Something that is marked down in price.

What it means at Target: The greatest thing you’ll see all day.

10. Eight

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Actual definition: A number following seven and preceding nine.

What it means at Target: The magical number at the end of a price that signifies an item is on sale. It is usually seen in its natural habitat, a red clearance sticker.

11. Money

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Actual definition: A medium of exchange.

What it means at Target: Something your wallet wishes it had every time you leave Target.

12. Checkout

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Actual definition: The line in which you stand in to purchase items.

What it means at Target: An extra opportunity to shop again even when you swore you were finished.

13. Starbucks

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Actual definition: A chain of coffee shops.

What it means at Target: The first stop you make when you walk through the door that gives you that extra boost you need.

14. Arrow

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Actual definition: A linear figure that points to something.

What it means at Target: A guarantee that you're going to get your items at a way cheaper price.

15. Self-Control

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Actual definition: The ability to control oneself.

What it means at Target: The act of purchasing only 17 things you don't need instead of 18.

16. Heaven

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Actual definition: A place of supreme happiness.

What it means at Target: Being at Target.

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