reach for the stars

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reach for the stars

To set one's goals or ambitions very high; to try to attain or achieve something particularly difficult. My parents always taught me to reach for the stars when I was growing up—that I could be anything I set my mind to! With all that money, you could do whatever you want. Reach for the stars, kiddo!
See also: reach, star

reach for the stars

COMMON If you reach for the stars, you are ambitious and try hard to achieve something very difficult. Our dad raised five children, urging us all to reach for the stars.
See also: reach, star