boldly go where no one has gone before

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boldly go where no one has gone before

To discover new and uncharted territory or do something that no one has done before. Taken from an introductory phrase from the original Star Trek television series, "to boldly go where no man has gone before" (changed for the sake of political correctness in later versions of the series to "where no one has gone before"). The scientists are exploring radical new treatment methods, boldly going where no one has gone before in the hopes of curing cancer. With the surface of the planet largely documented, one must enter the depths of the sea to boldly go where no one has gone before.
See also: before, boldly, go, gone, no, one
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