(it's) Sydney or the bush

(it's) Sydney or the bush

Either one achieves or strives for the very best possible outcome, or one shouldn't bother at all. Primarily heard in Australia. I was the last member of the team still in the tournament, so it was Sydney or the bush for my next match! OK, I'm putting everything I have on this roll of the dice—it's Sydney or the bush! In this industry, it's Sydney or the bush. There's no room for those who want to play it safe.
See also: bush, Sydney
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Sydney or the bush

all or nothing. Australian
See also: bush, Sydney
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