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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Residents will expand their horizons in an environment of pure style when 10 West End Avenue opens in spring 2007.
Mining Technologies International continues to expand their horizons, introducing innovative products while, still maintaining a focus on a commitment to meet the customer's needs through all stages of development.
The intent was to challenge the participants to expand their horizons and to garner as many stimulating ideas as possible for future enterprises in space science," says SSB Chairman Thomas M.
Lenders are recognizing the need to expand their horizons and broaden their lending areas.