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spread your wings

to do new and different things Since I retired, I've been able to spread my wings and am busier than I was when I worked.
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spread your wings

to start to do new and exciting things for the first time in your life The kids had all grown up and left home and I thought it was time to spread my wings and live a little.
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Using dark, milk and white chocolate Serge has sculpted everything from nudes and leaping dolphins to an eagle with spread wings and a matador and bull.
07 ounce), and its spread wings measure only 16 centimeters (6.
One can see similarities for instance, between the Frankfurt Messehalle and another project about to start construction, the new main terminal or Flughafenkopf for Zurich Airport This is an ordering device: the big roof, originally conceived as an undulating form very reminiscent of a pair of spread wings, was refined into a simpler, scimitar-shaped form, 250m long, which ties together many of the existing buildings and activities of the 50-year-old airport It looks very simple: in fact the re-ordering of the airport, including the creation of new road, bus, tram and rail transport interchanges, plus a large retail centre, is highly
In fact, the most promising interpretations seem the most stylized -- showing off the creatures' spread wings and jewel-like colors against a plain, light ground.
Instead of fashioning a wing from its existing skeleton, this ancient creature evolved completely new bones to spread wings made of skin, according to a study of a newly discovered fossil.
Our focus is to spread wings into other Middle East countries.