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!
See also: horizon
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As an actor, it helps me widen my horizons and also gives me an opportunity to be a part of world class talent.
Daniel Thompson, 20, of Middlesbrough, who works at Lotte Chemical UK Ltd as a mechanical engineering apprentice, said: "It's a great opportunity to widen my horizons and further develop my skills and knowledge.
The scholarship gives me the opportunity to learn more about how the industry works abroad, widen my horizons and develop new skills that will contribute to my chosen career.
The reading has definitely lifted my spirits and made me realise the future will be more inviting once I widen my horizons.