reach for the stars

idiom

Definition of reach for the stars

: to try to do something that is very difficult and impressive She always encouraged her children to reach for the stars.

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“Reach for the stars.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reach%20for%20the%20stars. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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