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reach for the sky

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Set very high goals, aspire to the best, as in I'm sure they'll make you a partner, so reach for the sky . The sky here stands for high aspirations. Also see sky's the limit
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Put your hands up high, as in One robber held the teller at gunpoint, shoutingReach for the sky!” This usage is always put as an imperative. [ ; mid-1900s ]
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