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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If we can give children something different to encourage them to expand their horizons, so much the better.
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.
NTU offers advanced studies in over 100 graduate and PhD programs for foreign students who wish to expand their horizons and gain valuable instruction in one of the leading emerging market economies.
Lenders are recognizing the need to expand their horizons and broaden their lending areas.
Working together, Acosta and Boyer hit on the idea of setting up small libraries in the rural villages to give residents a chance to expand their horizons.
The need for financial service in emerging markets offer offshore firms the opportunity to expand their horizons
We're hoping to get kids to expand their horizons and be as creative as possible, while at the same time support the wonderful work of our nation's children's hospitals.
We endeavor to build a community of players and fans around the world, to create environments in which everyone can expand their horizons and meet new friends.
The National Engineers Week Future City Competition encourages thousands of middle school students from across the country to expand their horizons and consider future careers in technology and engineering," said Carol Rieg, national director of the Future City Competition.
We believe that Equator's BSP chip family and our engineers' expertise in multimedia and networking technology will give customers the opportunity to expand their horizons," said Laszlo Borsy, co-founder and CEO at MediaTechnik.
I invite representatives from both established storage entities, as well as newly evolving start-up corporations to attend this event and hopefully expand their horizons on the state of the industry and the direction in which it is headed.
What a wonderful opportunity for people to expand their horizons in the unique beauty of Southeast Alaska, AND at the same time, expand their financial education.
Nibblebox is also providing the venue in which students can share ideas, resources and contact information, enabling them to push their creative limits and expand their horizons.