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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They expand our horizons, nourish our souls, reinvigorate our intellect and enable us to form meaningful, lasting human bonds."
236-237) There are close relationships between Lonergan's insights, and Korzybski's general semantics principles, in terms of ways to expand our horizons: Lonergan emphasized the importance of "successive higher viewpoints" among other factors (p.
We expand our horizons when through "conscious time-binding" (you can read more on conscious time-binding at miltondawes.com) and we can seek to improve the ways we sense-think-feel-imagine-interpret-understand, etc., by studying Lonergan's cognitional theory (see Insight.
I challenge our teaching universities and ourselves to expand our horizons and those of our teacher candidates beyond the classroom.
He continued: "Nearing our 50th year, it seemed like a good idea to expand our horizons again, so we launched Wigley Commercial Services in the autumn of 2011, to provide a suite of professional services to the SME sector."
"I hope I can continue to expand our horizons in the arts here in Newcastle and prove that community-based arts projects are important to the well-being of local people."
And so as we close this busy year, we're glad to have had the opportunity to look inward and continue to do the work needed to serve our members and tend to the health of the organization itself and to look outward and expand our horizons and the scope of our professional recognition.
'We shall be able to expand our horizons as a publisher-developer and pursue new products and projects from a strengthened position worldwide.
"We have a unique position in the industry, and work hard through our various committees, programs and events to expand our horizons and better serve our members and the greater community."