set (one's) sights high

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set (one's) sights high

To have very high expectations or ambitions. You have to set your sights high if you want to have a fulfilling life. We had a really great year for sales; now let's set our sights even higher!
See also: high, set, sight

set your sights ˈhigh/ˈlow

be ambitious/not ambitious; expect a lot/little from your life: If you set your sights high, you could do anything.
See also: high, low, set, sight
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Yet, she still was impressed with Lopez and how driven she was in planning for her future, both as the first in her family to attend college and set her sights high, to a career in biomedical engineering.
The Welsh beauty already set her sights high as a six-year-old when she wore the winged outfit for a school play.
The stock supervisor set her sights high and signed up to the 13.
She'd set her sights high on the corporate ladder, but the realities of sex discrimination in the business world became clear.