best of both possible worlds

best of both possible worlds

The most ideal or desirable attributes of two different things, situations, or circumstances. We hope that by forming a bipartisan committee we will be able form a body that represents the best of both possible worlds. I believe college gives you the best of both possible worlds: a place where both study and social life can thrive.
See also: both, of, possible, world
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He called accepting academic-oriented trips, like Aspen Institute events, ``the best of both possible worlds.
Chet Collier of Ricks Exploration and an attendee of the floor auction stated, "This (simultaneous floor/ Internet auction) is the best of both possible worlds.