reach for the moon | reach for the stars
Meaning: If you reach for the moon, or reach for the stars, you are aiming to achieve something great, or do something very challenging.
- Ever since he was a little boy, Gustav had reached for the moon. It was as if he'd somehow known that he would do great things in his life.
- Her father always wanted Sylvia to reach for the stars, but Sylvia just wanted to play with her pets and run around in the woods.
Ever since she was a teenager Marylin had been reaching for the moon. She had dreams of being