think big

idiom

: to think about doing things that involve a lot of people, money, effort, etc. : to think about doing big things
If we're going to start our own business, we should think big.

Examples of think big in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While many ocean energy projects think big, laying large buoys that convert waves into electricity through mechanical means, there is another approach to developing wave energy: going small. IEEE Spectrum, 9 Apr. 2024 Striking a balance will be critical, said Harrison, noting that the cost of living and providing services is increasing and that the county must think big to meet those challenges. Lateshia Beachum, Washington Post, 5 Dec. 2023 The Rare Objects director stepped out this past weekend in an outfit that fully embodied the Adam Sandler summer trend—think big tees, loose bottoms, comfy shoes, and the other oversize casual pieces the actor is known to wear. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 8 Aug. 2023 Richard’s other big ally is undervalued and initially stand-offish plant engineer Clarence C. Baker (Dennis Haysbert), who eventually warms to Richard’s interest in his machines, and who encourages him to think big. Peter Debruge, Variety, 11 Mar. 2023 And his drive to think big hasn’t worn off. Dallas News, 11 Feb. 2023 Career With career and the appearance of the angel number 333, think big and ask for more. Olivia Munson, USA TODAY, 19 Dec. 2022 Don’t be afraid to think big! The Astrotwins, ELLE, 30 Nov. 2022 His lack of legal status has led him to think big and drove him to grow his production company. Cindy Carcamostaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 15 Sep. 2022

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“Think big.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/think%20big. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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