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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.
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.
See also: enjoy, meal

enjoy oneself

To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.
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Using the profiles we have identified above, we see that some of the participants want the group to operate as Preservers (uphold tradition), others as Enjoyers (socializing and recreation), others as Presenters (impress their audience).
Others are more committed to the strategy of Enjoyers, and may develop a more intense focus on the activities after the performance than during the dance itself.
It has two aspects: freedom from the sense of the phenomenal ego-consciousness (ahamkara), which claims the ego to be the ultimate subject of all actions; and freedom from the passion of the ego to cling to the fruits of actions, as if the ego is the sole enjoyer of all the actions (mamakara).
Entertainment places, particularly restaurants and parks seemed to have become the main destination for the Eid vacation enjoyers who found in this occasion an opportunity to please their kids as well as to relax, reduce job stress and spend time with the family and loved ones, feeling relief from the tension they experienced over the past months in light of the difficult circumstances Syria is undergoing.
Certainly the idiom 'guilty pleasure' captures the emotional register of responses by women in this larger group of ambivalent enjoyers of the genre.
There is plenty of precedent for such a regulatory compliance defense to protect active users from quiet enjoyers.
But whereas Financial Positives have planned for a leisurely retirement with no interest in returning to work, Upbeat Enjoyers are definitely interested in continuing to work after retirement.
If you have not discovered by now that I think all of us opera enjoyers should have this book, then I will leave you with one quote from Chapter Two:
I understand that pornography enjoyers often move to harder-core material and sometimes act out their fantasies.
Dislike Enjoyers Rejectors Television Irritation 2.
People as consumers and enjoyers of the environment have relatively insubstantial interests in the characteristics of innumerable consumer goods and potential threats to the environment; each person is likely to be unwilling to invest time and effort in becoming informed, lobbying, or negotiating with offending firms.
The repetition of this motif, despite the differences between a courtly romance and a sensation pamphlet, demonstrates that in the minds of elite readers, the intimacy of fiction reading is peculiarly subject to transfer from fashionable enjoyers of leisure to their servile followers.
Based on their answers, they were broken down into four groups: Upbeat Enjoyers (22%), Insecure (29%), Threatened Actives (21%), and Financial Positives (28%).
They are fixers, but they are also enjoyers of life.
I think it's going to be fantastic, a delight for enjoyers of real rugby.