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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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*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.
See also: both, of, world

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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05pm) THIS enjoyably edgy comic-book action comedy sees Aaron Taylor-Johnson cast as an American teenager who becomes a real-life superhero.
I watched her show and I have to report that it was awful, but quite enjoyably so.
In between the kvetching and the hand-wringing, you've got turns from enjoyably oddball characters like Brooke's aggressively a cappella-singing brother (John Michael Higgins) and Gary's lunkhead bartender buddy (Jon Favreau, reuniting with Vaughn 10 years after ``Swingers'').
The repertoire is enjoyably wide, taking in tunes from Ireland, Brittany, Greece, Sweden and Macedonia, as well as including a goodly proportion of originals.
In the second, it is an enjoyably written and well researched biography of an amazing woman.
Identical costumes and imaginatively evolving formations keep the eye enjoyably busy and involved.
I found myself, then, in a happy and receptive mood: happy because I was enjoyably involved in looking.
Accurate, clear and concise text, combined with detailed illustrations and photography, allow the novice enthusiast to safely and enjoyably service their craft, while providing the in-depth information required for more complex repairs.
In Secret certainly doesn't approach "classic" territory but comes with a few enjoyably nasty surprises.
Creators of the website, which is launched during Philanthropy Week between October 21 and 27, say it is there to help you give more effectively and enjoyably.
He's joined by an all-star guitar cast including ex-Guns N'Roses axeman Slash, Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood, and husband and wife duo Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, plus Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall, in an enjoyably extended impromptu jam - but still somehow manages to outshine them all.
Thematically complex, yet clearly and enjoyably weaving eastern philosophy, Lewis Carroll and ancient mysticism, the film has Keanu Reeves as Neo, a reclusive computer hacker who may be able to save the world from the evils of cyberspace slavery.
If some were a shade greasy in places, they were enjoyably so.
Despite its nostalgic appeal for Italian settlers who took cuttings across the Atlantic, Bonarda is not the most noble of grapes, but in a blend, especially with Malbec (brought from France's Lot Valley by another wave of settlers) it can play its part an enjoyably chunky red wine.
Young Roy (Logan Lerman) puts the puzzle pieces together, evading misguided and/or clueless grown-ups - among them, an enjoyably dim local cop (Luke Wilson, finding just the right tone) whose heart is in the right place - in the process.