expand (one's) horizons

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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!
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expand one's horizons

Fig. to experience and learn new things. Read more! Travel! Go out and expand your horizons!
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A CHILDREN'S charity is appealing for carers to help a 17-year-old with Down's syndrome expand his horizons.
Eventually, however, Franklin had to expand his horizons, and he auditioned for the Ballets Russes at age 17, after spotting an ad in Variety that read "Wanted: A Boy."
"This move gives him the opportunity to expand his horizons and if it means going north in search of winners that is what he can do now.