set (one's) sights low

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set (one's) sights low

To have low expectations or ambitions. My brother's attitude is that, if you set your sights low, you won't be disappointed by life.
See also: low, 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