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think big

Be ambitious, as in There's no point in moving to a place the same size; we have to think big and plan for expansion. [ ; mid-1900s ]
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  • He wants to think big thoughts, and he would have stars to guide him.

    The Vitalized School Francis B. Pearson
  • I am getting now to be a big boy, and I think big enough to hunt.

    When Buffalo Ran George Bird Grinnell
  • Come and look at my picture, little Jack, and see if you think big Jack knows how to paint.'

    Christie, the King's Servant Mrs. O. F. Walton
  • When we have succeeded in doing something big they will come to us and if we think big things we are likely to do them.

    Laugh and Live Douglas Fairbanks

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