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Meaning of “have a field day” in the English Dictionary

"have a field day" in British English

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have a field day

to take ​advantage of an ​opportunity to do something you ​enjoy: The ​newspapers had a ​fieldday when the ​wedding was ​announced (= they ​wrote a lot about it and ​printed many ​photographs of it).
(Definition of have a field day from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"have a field day" in American English

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have a field day

to ​gainadvantage or ​success from a ​situation, esp. one that is ​bad for someone ​else: When the ​pressfound out about the ​stolenmoney, they had a field ​day.
(Definition of have a field day from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have a field day”
in Chinese (Simplified) 玩得很高兴, 利用机会…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玩得很高興, 利用機會…
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