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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.
To have fun. We really enjoyed ourselves at your party last weekend—the band was great!
See also: enjoy
enjoy a long run
In theater, to be continuously performed over a long period of time, as of a specific play. Chicago has certainly enjoyed a long run—it's one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history.
enjoy the ride
To allow oneself to have a pleasurable and satisfactory time during some experience. Usually used in conjunction with phrases like "sit back," "slow down," "buckle up," etc. Look, of course some things might not go to plan on your trip, but you've taken care of everything that you need. So just relax and enjoy the ride! She's so worried about getting a job that she hasn't experienced half of what college is about. She needs to slow down a little and learn to enjoy the ride.
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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*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.
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.
See also: enjoy
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