Quote by les brown: “shoot for the moon

khổng lồ mix your goal very high despite the fact that the chances of achieving the goal may not be very good

Related words và phrases: ayên ổn, apply, aspire, assay, bid for, essay, go for, intend, make a run at, make an effort, pour it on, purpose, push, risk, scratch, seek, strain, strive sầu, struggle, sweat, try, undertake, venture


Idiom Scenario 1

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Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: Today is the day. I am going to ask for a raise.

Colleague 2: That is setting your expectations rather low. Why not shoot for the moon and ask for a promotion, your own office và a company oto as well?

Colleague 1: Because the chances of even getting a raise are extremely slim. Getting anything else is just dreaming.

Colleague 2: You will never know if you don"t try.


Idiom Scenario 2

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Two friends are talking ...

Friover 1: There is no way that a girl as pretty và popular as Jenny would ever go out with a guy lượt thích me. Friend 2: Shoot for the moon! What have sầu you got to lớn lose? You will never know if you bởi not ask her. Friend 1: Why bother chasing after some impossible dream? Frikết thúc 2: Because if you shoot for the moon and miss, you will still be ahy vọng the stars.

khổng lồ shoot for the moon - Usage:

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Usage Frequency Index: 90
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khổng lồ shoot for the moon - Gerund Form:

Shooting for the moon, he not only asked for a promotion but a raise & a company car as well.


khổng lồ shoot for the moon - Examples:

1) ... but he takes every opportunity to shoot for the moon, jockeying himself into lớn the alpha position.

2) A tendency khổng lồ want to lớn shoot for the moon. I often aim high and đại bại sight of the smaller steps necessary to lớn achieve sầu ...

3) Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land aước ao the stars.

4) I didn"t shoot for the moon, but I ended up with a significantly cheaper & better plan than I ...

5) ... might as well shoot for the moon at the start as tons of money is supposed khổng lồ be floating out there.

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6) But shoot for the moon, network, show your strengths and work hard to ace any interviews you get ...

7) The other extreme is to try and shoot for the moon. Everyone is on tenterhooks. There"s a risk of failure.

8) ... it"s not impossible. I say shoot for the moon! But be prepared khổng lồ work for it, because there"s no magic formula ...

9) Start small with your goals. Don"t shoot for the moon right away.

10) In some instances it"s great to shoot for the moon, but in others it"s better lớn keep your expectations realistic.

11) ... shouldn"t climate hawks be ambitious? Shouldn"t they shoot for the moon? Set a benchmark for what counts a real action?

12) ... the exchange would be a mistake. You can"t shoot for the moon on a deadline like this.

13) ... a modest amount of money behind a Manhatchảy Project type effort and shoot for the moon.

14) ... is likely to lớn be far more productive sầu than the previous approach of shooting for the moon và falling short.

15) ... with candidates not knowing what they"re really cut out for or shooting for the moon, it really is surprising the right person ever gets hired at all.

16) Long term RIDICULOUS goal was 169. I mean that was like shooting for the moon. Something you shoot for but know it is not really within reach.

17) What would happen if we shot for the moon when it comes to lớn our intimate relationship and make this partnership our highest priority?

18) ... were shown jet packs & flying cars as a few brilliant individuals shot for the moon.

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19) Shoot for the moon! Impossible is nothing! Just bởi it! And other pieces of advice that could easily pass as brvà slogans.