broaden (one's) horizons

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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
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Instead we want to learn something new and broaden our horizons with cultural experiences.
We will have to broaden our horizons and develop a realistic plan to capitalize on the opportunities it brings because we will never be doing things the way we've always done them again.
Broadband may broaden our horizons, and even widen our friendships, but there is always the switch-off button to thwart the bullies.
However in this new series, 2005 MasterChef winner and restaurateur Thomasina Miers tries to broaden our horizons by travelling around the Central American country in search of tasty recipes, before heading back to her London kitchen to demonstrate how to prepare them.
We also broaden our horizons a bit to look at the growing issue of smartphone security-the potential threat these devices pose from inside the enterprise in the hands of employees who have access to the network and carry confidential data around with them in these easy-to-lose devices.
"The opportunity offered by BSAK gives us a chance as a family to broaden our horizons, experience a new culture and, for me, to take on a new challenge in expanding my career."
"This will broaden our horizons," said Sam Carriere, director of communications for the Anglican Church of Canada, one of WACC's 11 member churches in North America.
"Right now we have a pretty steady supply of customers in Winnipeg, and I guess we'll just have to broaden our horizons.