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beyond the horizon

Farther than the possible limit of sight; beyond what one is able to foresee, know, or anticipate. Just beyond the horizon the first signs of daylight signaled the approaching dawn. My mind wandered out beyond the horizon, trying to picture what my life would look like 10 years from now.
See also: beyond, horizon

broaden (one's) horizons

To have a new experience. I'm really nervous to live at school, but I know I need to broaden 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 broaden her horizons!
See also: broaden, horizon

cloud on the horizon

An omen that something bad or problematic will happen in the near future. Financial analysts believe that the sudden drop in oil prices points to a cloud on the horizon for the national economy.
See also: cloud, horizon, on

dark cloud on the horizon

An omen that something bad or problematic will happen in the near future. Financial analysts believe that the sudden drop in oil prices points to a dark cloud on the horizon for the national economy.
See also: cloud, dark, horizon, on

expand (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 expand 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 expand her horizons!
See also: expand, horizon

on the horizon

1. Literally, on or at the point where the earth and the sky meet. We saw an island on the horizon and started heading toward it.
2. By extension, happening or appearing in the near future. Many analysts warned that an economic crash was on the horizon, but none of the world's governments paid any mind.
See also: horizon, on

there are clouds on the horizon

There are omens that something bad or problematic will happen in the near future. Financial analysts believe that the sudden drop in oil prices means that there are clouds on the horizon for the national economy.
See also: cloud, horizon, on, there

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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

expand one's horizons

Fig. to experience and learn new things. Read more! Travel! Go out and expand your horizons!
See also: expand, horizon

on the horizon

 
1. Lit. appearing at the boundary between the earth and the sky. There is a storm on the horizon.
2. Fig. soon to happen. Do you know what's on the horizon? There is some excitement on the horizon, but I can't tell you about it.
See also: horizon, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

on the horizon

Within view, not too far away, as in The analysts see a huge rise in the stock market on the horizon.
See also: horizon, on
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

on the horizon

COMMON If something is on the horizon, it is almost certainly going to happen or be done quite soon. The threat of even more violence looms on the horizon. As with so many common diseases, there is no obvious cure on the horizon.
See also: horizon, on
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

on the horizon

just imminent or becoming apparent.
See also: horizon, on
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a (small) cloud on the hoˈrizon

a sign of trouble or difficulty to come: Although we are making good profits there is one cloud on the horizon — the government may increase taxes.
See also: cloud, horizon, on

on the hoˈrizon

soon to happen: The change of government means that there are new developments on the horizon.
See also: horizon, on
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