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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The program uses distance learning and organizes visits to expose children to multifaceted curriculums and expand their horizons. Under the program, urban and rural schools design their own curriculum, which integrates cultural and geological elements related to their locations.
Meanwhile, his parents Bet and Fred expand their horizons with such rich new experiences as wine, a night out at the Bermondsey small retailers' dinner dance and the piece de resistance - a caravan holiday in Dymchurch.
The Minister said that proposal was a worth consideration and he would like Pakistani investors to expand their horizons.
Percy Main Primary School in North Shields has developed its curriculum by providing teaching in outdoor environments to give pupils opportunities to expand their horizons and discover more about art, heritage, culture, adventure and the natural world.
As far as studying abroad is concerned, student are usually inclined towards universities in the US, the UK and Australia, but the event allowed visitors to expand their horizons by providing them with the chance to explore programmes being offered in China, Turkey as well as Eastern European nations, including Russia and Ukraine.
The meeting also reviewed aspects of the joint cooperation and the bilateral relations between the two friendly countries especially in the parliamentary, legislative, political and cultural fields, as well as means to enhance and expand their horizons to serve the public interest.
Andrew Cooksley, managing director of ACT, said: "Our new centre in Splott will allow us to give more opportunities to help people to expand their horizons. We work with employers who understand apprenticeships improve their productivity as apprentices tend to become the skilled, flexible and loyal employees the companies need to expand their businesses."
"Giving journalists a chance of advancing their English language skills is seen as a way for them to better their careers and expand their horizons in this important area of the media involved in mass information distribution," said Ali B.
"We're excited for this opportunity to introduce more seasonals to the Chicago market, and encourage all beer-lovers to expand their horizons and try something new this summer." Pictured here toasting to the event's success are (l to r) Mike Miller, owner of the Bottom Lounge and Delilah's Chicago, and from Glunz Beer: Wendy Adams, sales manager; Ed Kane, brewmaster and on-premise sales manager; and, Anthony Norkus, import, micro's and specialty brands manager.
With a simple method that you can't make someone else happy until you yourself are happy, Miller offers a new approach to life that tells her readers to expand their horizons and not to be afraid of doing so.
Dorsey, senior vice president in the corporate real estate division at Wachovia Corporation, offers insight into the broad spectrum of career options open to real estate appraisers and gives specific advice for professionals looking to expand their horizons.
This guide provides practical tips for ambitious online sellers who are ready to expand their horizons beyond eBay.
Residents will expand their horizons in an environment of pure style when 10 West End Avenue opens in spring 2007.