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the world is sb's oyster

If the world is ​youroyster, you can do what you ​want or go where you ​want: You're ​young and ​healthy and you have no ​commitments - the world is ​youroyster.
(Definition of the world is sb's oyster from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the world is sb's oyster”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)可以随心所欲,(某人)可以为所欲为…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)可以隨心所欲,(某人)可以為所欲為…
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