the world is someone's oyster

idiom

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 15 Jul. 2024.

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