In your prime

If you're "in your prime," you're in the best part of your life or career.

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Whitney Houston was a megastar when she was “in her prime,” or in the best part of her career. Your “prime” is the best part of your life or career. Sports stars usually hit their prime a few years after becoming professionals. As for office workers like me, our prime is usually in our 40s. I guess I have that to look forward to!

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