the best of all (possible) worlds

noun phrase

: the best possible situation
The current economic situation is the best of all possible worlds for investors.

Examples of the best of all (possible) worlds in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More-modern hybrids feature the best of all worlds, with better pest and disease resistance, high production and really good flavor. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Apr. 2024 At a time when there seems to be a pervasive Panglossianism – the best of all possible worlds, the softest of all possible landings – this feels like a useful counter-narrative, evidence of flaws appearing in the system. Steven Desmyter, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 Creole and Cajun cuisines—they're the best of all worlds in Louisiana. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 28 Feb. 2024 Perhaps the best of all worlds would be for Dwyane Wade to come out that night with a purple shirt of his own. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 7 Jan. 2024 Fried mac and cheese bites are the best of all worlds—creamy and rich, like the classic dish, but with all the crisp edges your family fights over. Karen Schroeder-Rankin, Southern Living, 17 Nov. 2023 Such sanguine glosses on an unfettered market as the best of all possible worlds dovetailed with Friedman’s relentlessly sunny disposition. Jennifer Szalai, New York Times, 15 Nov. 2023 The collection is designed to give you the best of all worlds at an approachable price point. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 31 Aug. 2023 Bringing together three of Pip’s signature flavors, the donut is rolled in cinnamon sugar and then drizzled with Nutella and honey for the best of all worlds. Zoe Baillargeon, Bon Appétit, 31 Aug. 2023

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“The best of all (possible) worlds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20best%20of%20all%20%28possible%29%20worlds. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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