the world is one's oyster

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Etymology[edit]

Pistol: Why then the world's mine oyster/Which I with sword will open.

Proverb[edit]

the world is one's oyster

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

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