go for the gold
Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (idiomatic) To attempt to achieve the maximum reward or result in an endeavor.
- 2007, "Eco-friendly Napa Valley hotel caters to conscientious travelers," USA Today, 3 Jan. (retrieved 20 July 2009):
- The 132-room Gaia Napa Valley Hotel wants to go for the gold, making it the highest-rated hotel in the state and the nation.