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Benefits from two seemingly opposed alternatives, as in Jenny taught in the morning only and worked on her book afternoons, so she had the best of both worlds. Charles Kingsley used this idiom in Westward Ho! (1855): “Make the best of both worlds.” Also see make the best of it.
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The best comparison here for an American audience is, well, Internet stuff.
France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
That officer fretting about his “stance,” we learn, is plagued by PTSD that cripples him both on the job and at home.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Smith attended both funerals as a cop and as the husband of Police Officer Moira Smith, who died on 9/11.
Strangio is at his best when exposing what appears to be a flourishing civil society in Cambodia.
There was a rumor that Alessandro and his father had both died; but no one knew anything certainly.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
You need but will, and it is done; but if you relax your efforts, you will be ruined; for ruin and recovery are both from within.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
We prefer the American volume of Hochelaga to the Canadian one, although both are highly interesting.
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")