Realize his potential - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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realize (one's) potential
To perform to the utmost of one's abilities; to find as much success as is possible for one. "Potential" is often modified by "full" or "true." I wish you would realize your true potential instead of wasting your talents in this dead-end job. I've decided to start training with the Olympic team so I can realize my full potential.
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realize one's potential
to fulfill one's potential; to do as well as one possibly can. I hope I can get a good education so lean realize my potential.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive
FFA showed Staller how to realize his potential
many years ago; he went on to help students in turn see their own.
The son of Indian immigrants who came to Britain from Ethiopia in 1975, Raval spent his school years in remedial classes, and only began to realize his potential
when he went to sixth-form college.
And there is little in the book, as Fraser acknowledges, of "Hillman's private life with family and friends." Fraser is mildly critical of Hillman, hinting that his urge for power and entry to the parlor of the political and social world weakened his early socialism and ability to realize his potential
as a labor statesman.