the sky is the limit




Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition -

"the sky is the limit"

there is no limit

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition -

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  I really like working for a young, vibrant company that is just starting up.

Colleague 2:  Me too. Do you think there is room to advance with this company?

Colleague 1:  With the right skill-set and hard work and determination, I believe that the sky is the limit.

Colleague 2:  So I could advance to the CEO position one day?

Colleague 1:  Absolutely.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition -

A couple are eating out in a restaurant ...

Wife:  I have always wanted to try lobster.

Husband:  Order the lobster. Try the caviar even.

Wife:  But those dishes are terribly expensive.

Husband:  Order anything you want. Order the best bottle of wine. The sky's the limit tonight. I got a big promotion at work and we can afford to eat whatever we want.





the sky is the limit - Usage:

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the sky is the limit - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for the sky is the limit.



the sky is the limit - Examples:

1)  ... a 16-year-old who (does what she did) in her first Olympics, the sky is the limit.

2)  If the players are serious about self-improvement the sky is the limit.

3)  ... who truly understand their campaigns, the metrics, the conversions and results, the sky is the limit and you and your brand will reap the benefits and generate brilliant ...

4)  ... growth has come from investment, raised productivity and expansion, so theoretically the sky is the limit

5)  With the right attitude and desire to learn the sky is the limit.

6)  He's already a special talent. If he continues then the sky is the limit for him.

7)  Our confidence grew with every game. The sky is the limit now.

8)  Once women are empowered the sky is the limit as far as development is concerned.

9)  ... is people who set the boundaries. But if you take those away, the sky is the limit.

10)  ... a string of successful companies under his belt, he has proven that indeed the sky is the limit.

11)  ... take this three-game win streak and just keep pushing and keep getting better. The sky's the limit, we're just going to go as far as we can

12)  There's a lot of talent there. The sky's the limit. We don't know yet.

13)  But, with the right research, planning and common sense, the sky's the limit.

14)  ... direct them to opportunities there. If you have a food science background, the sky's the limit.

15)  ... or finances get the better of you because nothing is unachievable or unobtainable, the sky's the limit.

16)  ... with no restrictions, based on this public-private partnership, I guess really the sky's the limit.

17)  ... but he seems to embrace doing what it takes to actually be great. The sky's the limit for what he can accomplish.

18)  ... such is the demand for professionals in this sector that the sky's the limit.

19)  The sky's the limit when you set your mind and heart to it.

20)  recognition was "all about the world's tiniest machines". "The sky's the limit," he said when asked where the discovery could lead.