widen (one's) horizons

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widen (one's) horizons

To have or seek out new experiences, especially if one's experiences have been relatively limited. I'm really nervous to live at school, but I know I need to widen my horizons and get some experience living without my family. I can't believe that Molly has never left the state before! She seriously needs to widen her horizons!
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Jonathan Douglas, director of the National Literacy Trust said: "Reading books is a great way to widen horizons and set children on the path to a successful future.
"They also widen horizons for Bahrain's prosperous present and bright future under His Majesty's leadership.
Now Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to China will widen horizons for cooperation and development, boosting major sectors of the economy that are of interest to both nations in light of their increasing convergence.
Such an educational system would widen horizons for our youth, so that they can excel in every art, profession, or craft.
ARIES MARCH 21 - APRIL 21 Tuesday's full Moon stirs you to be adventurous, to widen horizons, and to rearrange resources, and although sensible Saturn has his eye on "limits", buttons could be pressed for lively plans to spring into action.
For research and talent politics, the Initiative has already finalized the framework for several programs (Future Leader, Widen Horizons) to be launched in the first half of 2017; they will promote the support of talent in their international mobility projects and programs of excellence (notably ERC).
' Holding such exhibitions will widen horizons of cooperation , particularly with Chad and with Western African countries in general." Sidiq said SA/SA
The aim was to widen horizons and show Year 11 pupils the career possibilities out there for them.
While, Koenig Solutions was already offering a range of courses as per the demand of IT training in Middle East, the authorisation would help to widen horizons and cater better to expectations of new and existing customers in terms of quality and latest courses.
Adrian Smart, HR director at Nissan Sunderland Plant, added: "Projects like these help widen horizons and give students an insight into the breadth of career opportunities available to them in STEM."
Malaysia is far from the Middle East, especially Lebanon, not only in distance, but also in culture and traditions; however, this distance has been cut short by this landmark summit that has welcomed all its honored guests under one cause - the Media." The Information Ministry's General Director concluded by saying, "Our journey towards change is possible through the mass media which has proven to be a powerful tool to widen horizons, focus attention, raise aspirations, and also create a climate for development.
From recalling the momentous events of extraordinary time--the larger than life events that changed the direction of life and history for our forebears in the faith--to remembrances of faithfulness during the less dramatic rhythms of ordinary time, these texts both widen horizons and offer solid ground.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 16, 2012--Bargain hunting British travellers widen horizons in search of deals(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
He hoped that the upcoming visit to Baghdad by the Iranian first vice-president would widen horizons of mutual cooperation and help put agreements into effect at the earliest.
Company business planning director Esam Zainal, who accepted the award, said Zain believed the fast-evolving telecoms technology would widen horizons and introduce them to ways of incorporating new trends into people's lives.