raise/lower one's sights


raise/lower one's sights
raise/lower one's sights
meer/minder verwachten

English-Dutch dictionary. 2013.

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  • raise/lower one's sights —    If you raise/lower your sights, your raise or lower your expectations, or you are more or less ambitious.     He had to lower his sights and accept a less well paid job than what he hoped for …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • raise (or lower) one's sights — become more (or less) ambitious; increase (or lower) one s expectations. → sigh for …   English new terms dictionary

  • lower one's sights — ► raise (or lower) one s sights increase (or lower) one s expectations. Main Entry: ↑sight …   English terms dictionary

  • raise one's sights — ► raise (or lower) one s sights increase (or lower) one s expectations. Main Entry: ↑sight …   English terms dictionary

  • raise one's sights — raise (or lower) one s sights become more (or less) ambitious; increase (or lower) one s expectations …   Useful english dictionary

  • sights — n. aspirations 1) to set one s sights on (she set her sights on a career in politics) 2) to lower; raise one s sights 3) (misc.) to set one s sights high something worth seeing 4) to see, take in the sights (the tourists took in the sights) * * * …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sight — ► NOUN 1) the faculty or power of seeing. 2) the action or fact of seeing someone or something. 3) the area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen. 4) a thing that one sees or that can be seen. 5) (sights) places of… …   English terms dictionary

  • sighter — sight ► NOUN 1) the faculty or power of seeing. 2) the action or fact of seeing someone or something. 3) the area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen. 4) a thing that one sees or that can be seen. 5) (sights) places… …   English terms dictionary

  • sighting — sight ► NOUN 1) the faculty or power of seeing. 2) the action or fact of seeing someone or something. 3) the area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen. 4) a thing that one sees or that can be seen. 5) (sights) places… …   English terms dictionary

  • sight — noun 1》 the faculty or power of seeing. 2》 the action or fact of seeing someone or something.     ↘the area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen. 3》 a thing that one sees or that can be seen.     ↘(sights) places of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sight — /saɪt / (say suyt) noun 1. the power or faculty of seeing; vision. 2. the act or fact of seeing. 3. range of vision: in sight of land. 4. a view; glimpse. 5. mental view or regard. 6. something seen or to be seen; spectacle: the sights of the… …   Australian English dictionary