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!
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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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Separately, Majali discussed with ‏the Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten ways to expand horizons of cooperation in security domains and combating terrorism and extremism, while benefiting from the experiences of the two countries.
They will bring to The Explorers Club specialized experience and knowledge that will expand horizons for all of us.
Honda has always worked to produce motorcycles and scooters that inspire dreams and expand horizons.
Khalid Al-Dosari, a certified instructor, said such initiatives would expand horizons for coaches to reach out to others.
Moriyasu voiced Japan's adherence to provide all help and assistance in all areas to Yemen and expand horizons of mutual cooperation.
During the visit, discussions were held about potential bilateral ties between the UAE and Australia and ways to develop the partnership across various areas, in order to expand horizons for cooperation and joint action.
I'm delighted Henllan Bread is making the most of these opportunities to expand horizons and markets.
It confirms our intention to expand horizons of multidimensional cooperation for the further development of our economies for the benefit of our people," Satybaldiev said.
The Maryland Nurses Association is hosting the 110th Annual Convention to highlight the accomplishments of professional nurses who through their professional practice have helped expand horizons for better outcomes.
Attending summer workshops sponsored by music publishing companies, music stores and universities is another way to expand horizons as well as attending concerts at music festivals such as Tanglewood, Brevard, Marlboro and Aspen.
The statement quoted Papandreou as having expressed his country's hope to expand horizons of cooperation with Iraq in all fields.
He expressed his country's desire to further expand horizons of cooperation with the UAE in different domains.
Both Governments have already agreed to speed-up the measures relating to trade facilitation in the context of a new Afghanistan- Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement, she said adding both sides have also agreed to promote joint ventures and expand horizons of mutually-beneficial economic partnership as well as promote trans-regional development cooperation.
Both Governments have already agreed to speed-up the measures relating to trade facilitation in the context of a new Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement, she said adding both sides have also agreed to promote joint ventures and expand horizons of mutually-beneficial economic partnership as well as promote trans-regional development cooperation.
The important thing is to expand horizons, rather than opening chapters in Turkey's EU process," Bagis said.