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. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]

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How to use think big in a sentence

  • 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