aim high

idiom

: to be ambitious
If you want to be successful, you have to aim high.

Examples of aim high in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Be specific, choose three to five objectives, aim high and encourage teamwork. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 4 May 2023 Better for Biden to aim at realistic objectives and deliver than aim high, fall short, and lose the confidence of the American public and U.S. allies alike. Charles A. Kupchan, Foreign Affairs, 2 Mar. 2021 Three months before the Wave played their first game at one-month-old Snapdragon Stadium in September, the team president urged the staff to aim high. Michael Silverman, BostonGlobe.com, 21 June 2023 As consumers depend on fintech apps for advice to improve their financial wellness, effective campaigns are less about informing users and more about inspiring them to aim high, think positive and set stretch goals. Peggy Anne Salz, Forbes, 7 July 2021 Be specific, choose three to five objectives, aim high and encourage teamwork. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 4 May 2023 Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin was on hand to affirm the president’s analogy and urge him to aim high. Elliot Kaufman, WSJ, 29 Aug. 2022 Achievement Seekers: Live fast, work hard, aim high. Chris Schembri, Forbes, 25 Mar. 2022 The planets are encouraging you to aim high today! Tarot Astrologers, chicagotribune.com, 2 Dec. 2021

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“Aim high.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aim%20high. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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