cast (one's) net wide

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cast (one's) net wide

To consider a variety of options. I always encourage my students to cast their nets wide when contemplating potential careers.
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cast/spread your net ˈwide

consider a wide range of possibilities or cover a large area, especially to try to find somebody/something: Unless we spread our net a bit wider, this company will never get enough business.
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And he urges the use of the 10-cent minimum bet in superfectas to cast your net wide, using many horses in the wager that requires players to pick the 1-2-3-4 finishers in order.
Everyone is at it: cast your net wide enough, seduce the punter with sexy adjectives, and you're bound to get noticed and, hopefully, land a decent catch.
It will help if you cast your net wide because it will improve your chances of reeling in someone you like, but don't take up an activity you hate simply to meet someone.