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the world is one's oyster

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We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
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Proverb

The world is one's oyster

  1. (idiomatic) All opportunities are open to someone, the world is theirs.
  2. (idiomatic) In order to achieve something in this world, one has to grab the opportunity.

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