highs and lows

plural noun

: the good parts and bad parts
He talked about the highs and lows of his career in film.

Examples of highs and lows in a Sentence

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“Highs and lows.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/highs%20and%20lows. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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