the world is one's oyster

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English[edit]

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. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) In order to achieve something in this world, one has to grab the opportunity.

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