best of both worlds

best of both worlds

Meaning:

  • a win-win situation
  • a situation in which one can get the advantages of two different or contrasting things at the same time
  • a situation where one can enjoy the benefit of two different opportunities.
  • the best features of two different things

Examples:

  1. “If you decide to live here you get the greenery of the countryside and the amenities of urban life. Its the best of both worlds, really.”
  2. “You can get this item for cheap, but you’ll have to compromise on quality. You cannot have the best of both worlds.”
  3. My cousin is a research fellow at the university, so gets the freedom of a student and the privileges of a professor. He has the best of both worlds.
  4. Working from home is a huge plus; you have the luxury of staying at home and you get the benefits of having a job. Its the best of both worlds.
  5. He wanted to become an entrepreneur but could not leave the comforts of his job. He wanted the best of both worlds.
  6.  I got a deal that let me stay in five star luxury at two star prices; it was the best of both worlds.

Origin:
The origin of this expression is unclear, but it became popular in the mid and late 1900s.

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9 Comments

AuthorKenny writes on 18th June 2018

What kind of images would you draw?

AuthorSubodh writes on 4th June 2018

Good sentences

AuthorNaman Saini writes on 25th May 2018

Can you explain the meaning of this idiom and make a sentence for this idiom?

AuthorOk writes on 15th May 2018

These sentence are so well, good job!

AuthorKashish writes on 29th March 2018

Great it helps in understanding and these sentences are so well made that these do not need any picture.

AuthorKelsie writes on 22nd March 2018

I am not seeing any pictures on this for the idiom.

AuthorHarshda writes on 27th November 2017

All the best of both worlds were on our side.

AuthorAnshu Soni writes on 11th November 2017

Can you make sentences with this idioms..?

AuthorChaitrali writes on 29th October 2017

Good job

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