widen (one's) horizons

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widen (one's) horizons

To have or seek out new experiences, especially if one's experiences have been relatively limited. I'm really nervous to live at school, but I know I need to widen my horizons and get some experience living without my family. I can't believe that Molly has never left the state before! She seriously needs to widen her horizons!
See also: horizon
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Siobhan was attempting to widen his horizons and fudge the distinction between perceived sexual norms.
Downtrodden dad Berry Cottrell, played by Lenny Henry (above), enrols with the Open University to widen his horizons with hilarious results in this one-off comedy drama.
My goal right away is to cement a first team place and to help the team to develop," said Reid, who played for Glasgow club GHA before deciding to widen his horizons.
And unlike some former Superleague stars, the Canadian does not see the move as a drop down - but a chance to widen his horizons.