you're only young once


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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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