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English definition of “field day”

field day

noun    
have a field day to have the opportunity to do a lot of something you want to do, especially to criticize someone: The press had a field day when they found out about the scandal .Opportunity Freedom to act
(Definition of field day noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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