hitch one's wagon to a star

hitch one's wagon to a star
hitch one's wagon to a star try to succeed by forming a relationship with a successful person.
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  • hitch one's wagon to a star — aim high, follow a great ambition or purpose He wants to hitch his wagon to a star and pursue his dreams of becoming an actor …   Idioms and examples

  • hitch one's wagon to a star — {v. phr.} To aim high; follow a great ambition or purpose, * /In trying to be a famous pianist, Mary had hitched her wagon to a star./ * /John hitched his wagon to a star and decided to try to become President./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hitch one's wagon to a star — {v. phr.} To aim high; follow a great ambition or purpose, * /In trying to be a famous pianist, Mary had hitched her wagon to a star./ * /John hitched his wagon to a star and decided to try to become President./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hitch\ one's\ wagon\ to\ a\ star — v. phr. To aim high; follow a great ambition or purpose, In trying to be a famous pianist, Mary had hitched her wagon to a star. John hitched his wagon to a star and decided to try to become President …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hitch one's wagon to a star — I try to succeed by forming a relationship with someone who is already successful II see hitch …   Useful english dictionary

  • hitch one's wagon to a star — try to succeed by forming a relationship with a successful person. → hit on …   English new terms dictionary

  • hitch — ► VERB 1) move into a different position with a jerk. 2) fasten or tether with a rope. 3) informal travel or obtain (a lift) by hitch hiking. ► NOUN 1) a temporary difficulty. 2) a knot of a kind used to fasten one thing temporarily to another.… …   English terms dictionary

  • wagon — [wag′ən] n. [Du wagen < PGmc * wagna : see WAIN] 1. any of various types of four wheeled vehicles; specif., a) a horse drawn vehicle for hauling heavy loads b) a small cart pulled or steered by means of a pole handle and used by children in… …   English World dictionary

  • wagon — wagonless, adj. /wag euhn/, n. 1. any of various kinds of four wheeled vehicles designed to be pulled or having its own motor and ranging from a child s toy to a commercial vehicle for the transport of heavy loads, delivery, etc. 2. Informal. See …   Universalium

  • hitch — v. & n. v. 1 a tr. fasten with a loop, hook, etc.; tether (hitched the horse to the cart). b intr. (often foll. by in, on to, etc.) become fastened in this way (the rod hitched in to the bracket). 2 tr. move (a thing) with a jerk; shift slightly… …   Useful english dictionary

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