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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.
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dog's lifeA life of indolence where the individual may do as he or she pleases, just like a pampered dog.
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dog's lifeA miserable, unhappy existence.
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life's a bitchAn expression of acceptance of misfortune.1950, Joy Davidman, Weeping Bay, page 184:She'd have been willing enough to use them, poor dead little bitch. Life's a bitch. Life's a bad joke.
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still lifetype of painting
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change of lifeMenopause.
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kiss of lifeMouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
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kiss of lifeartificial respiration
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larger-than-lifeOf greater size or magnitude than is naturally or normally the case.
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larger-than-lifeVery imposing, renowned, or impressively influential.
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lead a charmed lifeTo always be lucky and safe from danger.
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life and limbExistence together with bodily faculties.
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life of rileyAn ideal life of carefree prosperity and contentment.
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prime of lifeThe period of one's mature life when one is at a peak of health and performance.
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set for lifePossessing sufficient resources, especially financial, to last a lifetime.
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university of lifeThe real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.
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a life of its ownAn independent existence with some characteristics of life.
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all walks of lifeAll professions, lifestyles or social classes.
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cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.
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life of the partyA person who participates in entertainment events in a very enthusiastic manner and who has a leading role in inspiring others to join in the spirit of festivity.
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not on your lifeAbsolutely not; under no circumstances.
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that's the way life isThat is the way things happenCertain things cannot be changed, helped or improved; struggle and objection are pointless.1935, Louis Bromfield, The Man Who Had Everything [1], page 279:That's the way life is, and there's no use trying to go against it.1979, Jay Edward Abrams, A Theology of Christian Counseling: More Than Redemption [2], ISBN 0310511011, page 45:There are no standards, no values; that's the way life is. Learn to accept it and slide with it. Stop fighting it.2002, B. Eugene Ellison, Rings of the Templars, ISBN 059524050X, page 337:Shit happens; that's the way life is. In fact, I want you to take an additional thousand for your efforts.
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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself immensely.
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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself more than ever before.
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life is just a bowl of cherriesEverything in life is going great... or just the opposite
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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.
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life's not all skittles and beerSkittles and Beer refers to the carefree, indulgent bar life; skittles being a British pub game. Thus, life's not all skittles and beer means that not everything is about pleasure.
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variety is the spice of lifeVariety is what makes life interesting
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position can be far left or right life to allow for tilting...You must allow tilting when photographing the subject.T
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omgTo start; never end conversation of the best conversation you ever had in your life .
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another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routineness
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lay downTo sacrifice, especially in the phrase "to lay down one's life.".
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accident of birthReference to the fact that various benefits or detriments to the life of a person arise from the circumstances into which that person was born, these being entirely beyond his control.
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adds upTo enhance. " Law of attraction adds up to the success in life."
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apron string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.
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at death's doorAbout to die; in a life-threatening state of health.
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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedAlert and in an eager, frisky, or playful mood; full of life.
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brush with deathTo have a life redeemable experience
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butterfly upon a wheelAn innocent person crushed by life's adversities.
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by the way[...] I had counted on a life-lease of the profits, whereas I only received those of a few short years. But this is by the way.
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city slickerOne accustomed to a city or urban lifestyle or unsuited to life in the country.
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daysLife.
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deadFiguratively, not alive; lacking life.
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deliver the message to garcia...grasp the demands and exactions of business life. He learns that the main thing to do is to "deliver the message to Garcia"....
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depression daze/depression daysMy life of 'Depression Daze' during Depression Days; 1929-1939
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end of the worldEnd of habitability for life on Earth.
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every jack has his jilleverybody will find someone to have a romantic relationship with at some point in their life
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every king needs a queenEvery man needs a woman to be with for the rest of his life.
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faith will move mountainsBelief in oneself (read sometimes as belief in God) can help one overcome any hurdle in life's path.
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fall in lineC. 2004, Career Soldiers, "Won't Waste My Life".
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