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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It's crucial that Saudi filmmakers take courses abroad to widen their horizons and that they may gain crucial experience.
NowFloats ever since its launch has managed to get many small and medium businesses come online and widen their horizons.
Durham is a magnificent county in so many ways but we have to lift people's aspirations, widen their horizons, and help them see what's possible.
Plans to advocate the genre across UAE universities and institutions are also underway, beginning with AUD, AUS, and Zayed University, with aims to encourage the participation of emerging local talent and provide them with an opportunity to expand their proficiencies and widen their horizons.
Outlining some of the unsung voluntary work and fundraising undertaken by the members of the 34 Midlands clubs, Thelma talked about her chosen charity Home Start UK, and envisaged that in the 91st Inner Wheel year of service and friendship that all members would maintain the willingness, enthusiasm and dedication to widen their horizons and move forward towards our centenary with positivity.
The pupils experience a wide variety of educational opportunities outside of the classroom and a range of visits widen their horizons and develop an in-depth understanding of their place in the world.
The significance of the visit saying it provided Bahraini businesses opportunity to widen their horizons of co-operation with one of the fastest growing and the third-largest economy in Asia.
Mr Jawahery praised the significance of the visit saying it provided Bahraini businesses an opportunity to widen their horizons of co-operation in various fields with one of the fastest growing and the third-largest economy in Asia.
This Summit was also designed to help budding managers to become more effective HR professionals and widen their horizons to new perspectives and practices.
STUDENTS keen to widen their horizons by travelling overseas have been urged to bid for funding.
Sam Tarling, head of history at Southam College, which is an IGGY pilot school, said: "As a teacher you want students to think for themselves and widen their horizons.
Teacher and trip leader Craig Rees said: "It's a fantastic opportunity for our students to widen their horizons and prepare them for a life in an ever-changing world.
Simon Dicken, associate director in Jones Lang LaSalle's Birmingham office, said: "The successful sale of Ephraim Phillips House shows that investors are prepared to widen their horizons to consider development opportunities not only for primary, but for secondary locations such as this property where value can be added over the longer term.
The organising committee decided to widen their horizons in an effort to build on the success of last year's inaugural event won by Charlie Swan, and the participation of Krone in particular is sure to attract plenty of media attention.
But Farrar said students should not panic, should be willing to widen their horizons, and consider approaching smaller firms for jobs.