Thought big - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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To have grand or ambitious plans or ideas. You shouldn't settle for a lousy office job you don't really like—try to think big about your future! It's clear that the company was thinking big when they came up with the idea for this product.
Be ambitious, as in There's no point in moving to a place the same size; we have to think big and plan for expansion . [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
think big be ambitious. informal
think ˈbig (informal) have big plans for the future; be ambitious: If you want to be successful in life, you’ve got to think big.
To plan ambitiously or on a grand scale.
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The unthinkable happened: Reformers accepted the challenge, thought big
, and created a new party.
Weetabix thought Big
Baws was a clever play on words for Big Boss - until helpful Scottish customers told them of its ruder interpretation.
Then those that constructed and delivered 2008 showed similar vision as they thought big
and gave us a festival that generated worldwide admiration and interest.
- this, that, and the other
- this, too, shall/will pass
- thither and yon
- thorn in (one's) flesh
- thorn in (one's) side
- thorn in one's flesh
- thorn in side
- thorn in the flesh
- thorn in the flesh/one's side, a
- those are the breaks
- those that have, get more
- those were the days
- Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach.
- Those who can, do; those who can't, teach
- those who can't do, teach
- those who have, get more
- those who live by the sword, die by the sword
- thought big
- thoughts and prayers
- thrash about
- thrash around
- thrash on someone
- thrash out
- thrash out of
- thread (one's) way through (something)
- thread and thrum
- thread the needle
- thread through
- thread way through
- thread your way through
- threat or a promise, is that a
- threaten (one) with
- threaten with
- three bags full
- three bags full, sir