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English definition of “shoot for the moon”

shoot for the moon

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to ask for the best or the most you could hope for: You might as well shoot for the moon and ask for a promotion as well as a raise.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of shoot for the moon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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