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best of both 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 worlds. I believe that living at college gives you the best of both worlds: a place where both study and social life can thrive.
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enjoy your meal

An expression said by a server upon serving food in a restaurant. Here's the pasta for you, and the salmon for you, sir. Enjoy your meal.
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enjoy (oneself)

To have fun. We really enjoyed ourselves at your party last weekend—the band was great!
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*best of both worlds

a situation wherein one can enjoy two different opportunities. (*Typically: enjoy ~; have ~; live in ~.) When Don was a fellow at the university, he had the privileges of a professor and the freedom of a student. He had the best of both worlds. Donna hated to have to choose between retirement and continuing working. She wanted to do both so she could live in the best of both worlds.
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Enjoy your meal,

an expression used by food servers after the food has been served. The waiter set the plates on the table, smiled, and said, "Enjoy your meal." Waiter: Here's your dinner. Jane: Oh, this lobster looks lovely! Tom: My steak looks just perfect. Waiter: Enjoy your meal.
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enjoy oneself

To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.
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He added that fitness is not about boring walks on the treadmill, it can be highly enjoyable.
Students were asked to rank the units they found most and least enjoyable and those they considered to be the most and least valuable in the semester they had just completed.
This is a sequel to Stop the Train but is just as enjoyable in its own right.
Not only did we have an enjoyable evening, but we also found out delegates' thoughts on the AOP and what they felt the challenges in the profession were.
Reception teacher Catherine Holyoake added: "We've had a really enjoyable experience this morning.
Their rock 'n' roll version of Umbrella is one of the most enjoyable songs on an album that takes contemporary songs and gives them a twist of Elvis.
Festival highs Imperial Commander; Restless Harry and Kauto Star rising apparently none the worse, after other fallers did not; most enjoyable runner-up - Time For Rupert on his way to the 2011 RSA; Ballabriggs, on his way to the Topham; time for a good chat during the cross-country; J'y Vole approaching the home turn; the sight of some excellent prospects in the Albert Bartlett, easily my favourite of the new races; Robbers Glen can be quite entertaining when you haven't got much on him Festival lows The b.
2 : an enjoyable or exciting quality <Her humor added zest to the presentation.
NUNEATON and Atherstone clash at Liberty Way on New Year's Day but while the two town football sides lock horns in what promises to be a high octane local derby, the clubs are looking to make the occasion an enjoyable one for all the family.
After 20 years as movie reviewer for NCR and after a year and a half of enjoyable collaboration with Kevin Doherty, I'm happy to announce my retirement.
An enjoyable evening was had by all at the annual Birmingham Stock Exchange dinner held at Edgbaston Golf Club.
Each of these books feature 11 pieces in contrasting styles that offer a variety of enjoyable supplementary music.
Here is an industry that surely understands every aspect of its customers' decision-making process but appears to dismiss the fact that our choice of supermarket may well be influenced by making what in many respects is considered a chore, a little more enjoyable.
For instance, students considered the problem-based learning method to be more nurturing and enjoyable (Albanese & Mitchell, 1993; Norman & Schmidt, 2000; Vernon & Blake, 1993).
The movie may not be that groundbreaking, but it does deliver its bells and whistles with an intelligence and theatricality that makes it something eminently enjoyable.