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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 (oneself)

To have fun. We really enjoyed ourselves at your party last weekend—the band was great!
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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.
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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

enjoy oneself

To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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If it's a basic, easy primer to enjoying Shakespeare which is needed, try out Robert Thomas Fallon's How To Enjoy Shakespeare: it comes from a celebrated author whose Shakespeare theatre guides have been celebrated for their ease of access without 'dumbing down' information, and it is directed to newcomers often puzzled about the settings and language of Shakespeare.
Reading A Posturing of Fools is akin to enjoying a grand fairy-tale.
Journey by jeep over the sands of the Sahara, stay in a palm studded oasis, bargain for souvenirs in the Souks of Tunis, walk the streets of ancient Carthage, relax by the blue Mediterranean while enjoying luxurious resorts.
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