shoot for the stars


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shoot 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 shoot 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. Shoot for the stars, kiddo!
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The next Britain's Got Talent might feel like an eternity away but, if you have what it takes, now is your chance to shoot for the stars.
"We will not shoot for the stars, we'll just try to better our performance and win as many games as we can," he said.
"We're no different.Why not shoot for the stars and see where that takes us?" "This time last year there we were going into the gaffer's first season and there had been a lot of changes whereas this year it's a settled side and we've only got a couple of new faces in.
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Shoot for the stars! So, with that sentiment in mind, may 2013 be the best year of your life so far.
"We'll shoot for the stars and see where we end up."
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Far better to shoot for the stars as far as the Olympics goes and give a generation of youngsters a chance to dream.
Johnston acknowledged it is still early days in the horses' build-up but said he would "shoot for the stars", especially with his outstanding filly
But in 2001, when "shoot for the stars" investors actually lost money in the stock market, diversified investors still made their 12% to 14%.
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"You should always shoot for the stars and if any team is anywhere near that in world sport it's them," he said.
. DONALD McCAIN is in no rush to shoot for the stars with Peddlers Cross following his hugely impressive debut over hurdles at Bangor on Wednesday.
TEENAGE footballers are being invited to shoot for the stars at Solihull College as coaches search fort top talent.
No offence to Dodd, who is a fine player and, in partnership with Dredge, did Wales so proud by winning the World Cup a few years ago, but I prefer my sporting heroes to shoot for the stars.