lower your sights Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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lower your sights

to ​accept that you will only be ​able to get something less than you ​hoped for: He had ​hoped to ​become a ​doctor, but he had to ​lower his ​sights after his ​disappointingexamresults.
(Definition of lower your sights from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lower your sights”
in Chinese (Simplified) 降低要求,退而求其次…
in Chinese (Traditional) 降低要求,退而求其次…