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after the griffins (German)

Part of speech: idiom

Reach for the stars
Word meaning / definition:
1) Have ambitious, lofty goals
Application examples:
1) Their first album landed in the top ten and even number one in Japan. Now engages Alicia for the stars and preparing a world tour.


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Automatically selected examples in German:

Mandla Maseko had one goal: to be the first black African to fly into space. Well he died in an accident before he to reach for the stars could. And yet he achieved great things.
sueddeutsche.de, July 8, 2019

In the end, Bayer 04 often stood in their own way to try to reach for the stars to be able to. Nonetheless, Leverkusen is now an integral part of German football, which is also reflected in the player's history.
90min, July 15, 2019

With a little tact you can now too to reach for the stars and paint your constellation on the nails yourself. This is how it works: First file the nails into the desired shape. Now apply a basecoat.
Brigitte.de, September 6, 2018

In the Sternschanzenpark to reach for the stars. With this motto, the VSG Nante from Berlin-Pankow would like to cause a sensation at the Cup of Fans. On September 7th, the National Fan Club invites you to the popular tournament for amateur footballers.
DFB, August 14, 2019

The South Tyrolean astronomer Max Valier wanted to reach for the stars and build a rocket. He is considered a pioneer in space travel and rocket technology. The researcher was born in Bolzano 125 years ago.
ORF, June 6, 2020

Whether this show dog also with his singing to reach for the stars will show the first duels. It awaits you: a real one-of-a-kind and not one of 101 Dalmatians.
Kino.de, March 10, 2020

Should Germany to reach for the stars? Economics and Technology Minister Peter Altmaier is promoting a major space offensive.
BILD.de, October 18, 2019

Science fiction is often pure fantasy, but there is also some wisdom in it. Our streaming tips show: In order to understand life, we have to to reach for the stars.
w & v, July 17, 2020

A reading with the Leipzig bestselling author Kathleen Weise will take place on Friday, November 15, from 8 p.m., in the Drachenwinkel in Diefflen. Weise presents her current work “Wenn we to reach for the stars" in front.
Saarbrücker Zeitung, November 13, 2019

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sikta mot stjärnorna:… Raka seger siktar Jönköping nu mot stjärnorna. After three wins in a row, Jönköping is now reaching for the stars. German translations: 1) according to the stars ...

hvězda: ... drew a five-pointed star. Saying / idioms: 1) sahat po hvězdách - reaching for the stars Typical word combinations: 1) severní hvězda - polar star…

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