Meaning of the world is your oyster in English:

the world is your oyster

phrase

  • You are in a position to take the opportunities that life has to offer.

    ‘I can do anything I want to, the world's my oyster’
    • ‘‘When you're young, you think the world is your oyster,’ says Grand-Maitre, looking back.’
    • ‘Then, who knows where the night will take you… maybe Beach Street, or the Bahama Hut… the world is your oyster!’
    • ‘Well, becoming a medic or vet might be a push, but otherwise, as I've mentioned before, the world is your oyster.’
    • ‘Once you've completed your training you can begin to hone your creative talents, and the world is your oyster.’
    • ‘If it is to be a summer border, full of foliage and flower in a sunny and sheltered spot, the world is your oyster.’
    • ‘When the world is your oyster, you surely have a better chance of finding a pearl.’
    • ‘If you decide to travel, the world is your oyster.’
    • ‘If you win, the world is your oyster.’
    • ‘If you're traveling on your own, the world is your oyster.’
    • ‘The world seemed to be their oyster, particularly as second album, Utopia Parkway, found its way onto several year end best of lists.’

    Origin

    From Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor (II. ii. 5).