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young once

A phrase emphasizing that someone will not be young forever. Typically used in the phrase "you're only young once." You need to go skydiving with us. Come on, you're only young once—it's time for an adventure!
See also: once, young

you're only young once

You will not stay young forever, so you should take risks and try new things now while you are free and able. You need to go skydiving with us. Come on, you're only young once—it's time for an adventure! I decided to sell my things and buy a one-way ticket to India. You're only young once, after all.
See also: once, young

you’re only young ˈonce

(saying) young people should enjoy themselves as much as possible, because they will have to work and worry later in their lives: ‘Don’t you think Tony should get a job over the summer?’ ‘Well, you’re only young once — there’s plenty of time for that later.’
See also: once, young
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Don Bosco's Casey Villasin won first runner-up for portraying Makati as the perfect place to 'live life to the fullest because we're only young once.' With Paulo Santos, who provided direction and dialogue, Villasin used his camera and editing skills to showcase the city as a fun destination with its video arcades, green open spaces, shopping centers, and snack joints.
"It is a truism to say that young people are only young once and we will not get the chance to repeat their time in care and education.
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"I believe you're only young once and if it lifts you and makes you walk with more confidence, then why shouldn't you?
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"You're only young once, and when you're dead, you're gone." It is taken from a blues song, and rather than sending out a depressing message, it seems to be telling us to make the most of every day, as it will not come round twice.
"You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely."