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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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However, the PTI government dropped all projects from the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2018-19, including the widening of the highway that did not have proper technical approval.
3 Interstate 630 Widening Widen 2.16 miles of 1-630 from Baptist
"The widening of these bridges complements our road widening projects.
The Board of Revenue has issued a notification for construction and widening of road and a notice had been issued to the owners of the land.
The other projects inaugurated included widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Rudauli-Basti section on NH-233, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of 55 kms section on NH-730A, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Pilibhit-Puranpur section on NH-730, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Puranpur-Khutar section on NH-730, and reconstruction and upgradation of Sisiya-Nanpara section on NH-730.
It is expected that after widening of Mandi More the ratio of road accidents would decrease considerably.
"Opening the south extension is expected to increase traffic and the traffic growth rate on the full extent of the Kilpatrick Turnpike, making it prudent to initiate and complete the bridge widening now," Gatz said.
'There are some constraints to road widening. However, the issue will be studied further.'
Compared to coupled ocean-atmosphere models, atmosphere-only simulations driven by observed SSTs [Atmospheric Model Intercomparison Project (AMIP)] consistently lead to larger rates of tropical widening, especially in the Northern Hemisphere (NH), highlighting the importance of recent SST evolution.
On the road widening at Lawton Avenue, the P407-million project is typical of the corruption at the DPWH that has sadly continued under the two years of the Duterte administration.
President Duterte led the opening of the P345-million Davao River Bridge widening project along the Diversion Road here last Thursday.
The first phase consisted of widening 4km of the expressway from Zero Point to Faizabad.
Widening works along the 15km Trashigang -Kanglung highway, which was supposed to be completed last month is causing innumerable woes to commuters.
Pupils from the two schools came together under a project run by Bangor University's Widening Access Centre.