shoot for the stars


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shoot 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 shoot 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. Shoot for the stars, kiddo!
See also: shoot, star
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This year we're looking to shoot for the stars and double that number to 60,000.
Why not shoot for the stars and see where that takes us?
The Glasgow University vet student revealed a trip up the Fife coast to follow in Liddell's footsteps was just the tonic she needed to shoot for the stars.
SHOOT FOR THE STARS Shankill Juniors Tirrell McCrory in action with Solway Stars Aaron Browne and, inset, goalkeeper Clayton Neilly takes the ball off the head of Mickey McGreevy
You should always shoot for the stars and if any team is anywhere near that in world sport it's them," he said.
uk Let him shoot for the stars with the new 14 megapixel X5 SLR (single lens reflex) camera from General Electric, the latest addition to their X series.
On October 26th, Dwight Howard will release his debut album, Shoot For The Stars from Razor & Tie / KIDZ BOP.
DONALD McCAIN is in no rush to shoot for the stars with Peddlers Cross following his hugely impressive debut over hurdles at Bangor on Wednesday.
I thought, I'll shoot for the stars and try for a career in art and design, and as it's turned out I've achieved more than I could have imagined.
I'm majoring in criminal justice but I want to shoot for the stars and try to make it to the NFL.
Far better to shoot for the stars as far as the Olympics goes and give a generation of youngsters a chance to dream.
In this type of climate you don't shoot for the stars and you definitely should leave your ego in the parking lot.
Shoot for the stars and land on the moon is the phrase I use.
TEENAGE footballers are being invited to shoot for the stars at Solihull College as coaches search fort top talent.
No offence to Dodd, who is a fine player and, in partnership with Dredge, did Wales so proud by winning the World Cup a few years ago, but I prefer my sporting heroes to shoot for the stars.