Aimed for the sky - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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aim for the sky
To set one's goals or ambitions very high; to try to attain or achieve something particularly difficult. My parents always taught me to aim for the sky 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. Aim for the sky, kiddo!
aim for the sky and reach for the sky and shoot for the sky
in. to aspire to something; to set one’s goals high. (See a different sense at reach for the sky.) Shoot for the sky, son. Don’t settle for second best. Don’t settle for less. Reach for the sky!
References in periodicals archive
KARACHI -- Stargazer Dr Tayyaba Zafar always aimed for the sky
and its galaxies.
Deputy Director General of Ship Construction and Dockyards Mustafa Kizilkaya said the sector aimed for the sky
. He said, "we have the labor force and dockyards which we can construct aircraft carrier.
Both companies were born of grassroots entrepreneurs who since childhood aimed for the sky
and as adults aimed to find a better way to advance an industry that hasn't seen much innovation since the 1970s production of the Lear jet and Cessna Citation corporate aircraft.