reach for the stars

(redirected from reaches for the stars)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

reach for the stars

To set one's goals or ambitions very high; to try to attain or achieve something particularly difficult. My parents always taught me to reach for the stars when I was growing up—that I could be anything I set my mind to! With all that money, you could do whatever you want. Reach for the stars, kiddo!
See also: reach, star

reach for the stars

COMMON If you reach for the stars, you are ambitious and try hard to achieve something very difficult. Our dad raised five children, urging us all to reach for the stars.
See also: reach, star

reach for the stars

have high or ambitious aims.
See also: reach, star

reach for the ˈstars

try to be successful at something that is difficult: She decided very early that she was going to reach for the stars and get to the top of her profession.
See also: reach, star