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Saying in original language: Über den Tellerrand schauen
English translation of the saying: To look over the edge of a plate
Language: German
Meaning in English: Not to be too limited in one's point of view. There is a danger in our specialized world nowadays to have a narrow view on things. This idiomatic expression is mostly used as an imperative: "Man muss auch ?ber den Tellerrand schauen!" => "You have to also look over the edge of a plate!"
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