the world is someone's oyster

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Definition of the world is someone's oyster

informal
used to say that someone's life is good and he or she has the ability to do whatever he or she wants to do We were young and happy, and the world was our oyster.

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“The world is someone's oyster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20world%20is%20someone%27s%20oyster. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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