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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We shot for the stars and grabbed for the moon on the way back down.