expand horizons

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!
See also: expand, horizon
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

expand one's horizons

Fig. to experience and learn new things. Read more! Travel! Go out and expand your horizons!
See also: expand, horizon
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Toure, for his part, said the bilateral talks reflected the two countries' willingness to expand horizons of cooperation, noting that he conveyed a message from the president to Sisi.
The President stressed the depth of historical relations between the two countries, pointing out the need to expand horizons of joint cooperation between them in all fields to serve the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.
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The event with the theme: 'Expand Horizons Changing Attitudes: An ICT Skilled GirlForce', which is scheduled to hold In Lagos on April 25, is part of a global campaign to encourage young girls to delve into ICT as a profession and contribute their quota to the growth of the industry in Nigeria while also actualising self-development.
This would expand horizons and take the poison out of the tensions in smaller countries.
Moreover, Chairman of Amman Chamber of Commerce, Issa Murad, said Jordan's participation in the forum would expand horizons of two-way cooperation, a move would bolster trade volume and shed light on cooperation opportunities in the investment domain.
For his part, the Norwegian Ambassador expressed his country's desire to expand horizons of economic and investment cooperation as well as exchange of experiences.
With the education, health and infrastructure sectors at an advanced stage, the leadership believes it is time to expand horizons to ensure those with the right skills stay on.
SingularityNET is looking to expand horizons creating a decentralized AI network based on blockchain.
aAA*No longer seen as lost time or a career inconvenience, business travel is increasingly seen as an opportunity to expand horizons, find inspiration and progress in a career,aAA[sup.1] says Ripsy Bandourian, director of product development at Booking.com for Business.
Al-Mouallimi stressed that the signing of the agreement between the two countries comes as a desire by the two countries to strengthen relations, expand horizons of cooperation and support international peace and security issues.
Choi said: "At LG, a top priority is to continuously connect and engage with our customers and business partners by being available to them and by providing them with the best in innovative and premium technology solutions, and we have always been committed to seeking and leveraging opportunities which allow us to expand horizons and nurture a win-win relationship."
It also aims to market Lebanon in the Sultanate and expand horizons for Lebanese economic sectors in this promising market, in addition to developing bilateral economic, trade and investment relations and for activating cooperation between businessmen in the two countries.
A client, and admittedly designers, need to expand horizons and this has lead to a new approach to tile design.