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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 (something) into (something)

1. To become larger or more extensive. Don't pull the cord on that, or it will expand into a raft!
2. To make something larger or more extensive. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "expand" and "into." Don't expand that into a raft just yet—wait till we get to the lake. The publisher wants me to expand my short story into a novella.
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expand (up)on (something)

To discuss a topic in more detail. This is such an important point that I'd like you to expand upon it when you revise your paper.
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expand into something

to grow into something; to enlarge into something. The little problem expanded into a big one in no time at all. In no time at all, the vegetable garden had expanded into a small farm.
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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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expand something into something

to enlarge something into something; to make something grow into something. She expanded her business into a national company. I would like to build on an addition to expand this room into a more usable space.
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expand (up)on something

 and enlarge (up)on something
Fig. to add detail to a report about something; to say more about something. Would you please expand upon that last remark? Would you care to enlarge upon your remarks?
See also: expand, on
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ATO Records joined 44 Wall Street and Cullen & Dykman expanded, totaling 28,000 square feet in 2006 leases.
It allocates as little as 40K of conventional memory and can use expanded memory for running programs and storing data.
The EMCO acquisition gives Gibraltar a global leadership position in the rapidly growing expanded metal market," said Brian J.
To reinforce its solid reputation, Arrowhead has further expanded its Internet-based product delivery platform, Arrowhead Exchange, making insurance sales easier with every click.
Expanded reporting by department identifies cashiers who are not scanning items, and new pattern and trend recognition identifies high-shrink cashiers.
The expanded Dongfeng Cummins, with registered capital of $100 million, will have access to the most advanced Cummins full-electronic diesel engine platforms.
More than $16 million in new capital projects are scheduled, including an expanded cardiovascular operating room, increased outpatient services and a new medical office building.
Expand Networks, a leader in optimizing network performance, today continued its global outreach and expanded its presence in the Russian market with a second distribution agreement.
Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), one of the largest retail farm and ranch store chains in the United States announced the launch of its newly expanded Apparel and Footwear Departments.
The company works with leading organizations around the globe and recently expanded its North American reach through agreements to acquire 100 percent of two Charlotte, North Carolina-based companies, Premier Systems Integrators and Matrix Networking Group for over US$150 million in cash.
OTCBB:CMXS), The management of Cormax is pleased to announce the acquisition of Expanded Systems Solutions Inc.
com and Expanded Systems Solutions is a natural progression for our business," said Chairman Todd Violette.
Customers in the region will benefit from the expanded energy market and enhancements to the transmission system's reliability.
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