Idiom: to push the envelope

Definition: to test the boundaries, to try something new


Our company is very conservative. Every presentation is always the same. I am going to push the envelope, and completely change the normal format.

I’m trying a new sales technique with this new customer. If it works, my boss will love me. If it fails, I will lose my job. Sure, it’s risky, but we need to try something new, to push the envelope.


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