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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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a life of its ownAn independent existence with some characteristics of life.
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all one's life's worthA momentous matter; a very serious risk; a difficult task or situation.
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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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change of lifeMenopause.
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charmed lifeA life in which one is always lucky and safe from danger.
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come to lifeto bring back to life; revitalize, revive, resurrect
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come to lifeto become alive, bring into existence
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come to lifeto appear as if alive
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come to lifeto start to become energetic.
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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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for one's lifeextremely desperately
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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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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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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 and soul 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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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 is not all beer and skittlesNot everything about life is pleasurable.
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life of rileyAn ideal life of carefree prosperity and contentment.
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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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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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life's a bitch and then you dieOne should expect the worst.
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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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life-or-deathOf critical importance to the survival of a living organism.
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life-or-deathHaving death as a possible or even likely outcome; perilous.
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life-or-deathOf critical importance to the success of a particular endeavor.
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like one's life depended on itdesperately
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matter of life and deathSomething whose outcome could result in either someone's survival or their death
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matter of life and deathAn extremely urgent matter.
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not on your lifeAbsolutely not; under no circumstances.
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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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prime of lifeThe period of one's mature life when one is at a peak of health and performance.
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right to lifeUsed other than as an idiom: see right, life.
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right to lifeThe right of a human being to the continuation of his or her life.
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right to lifeThe moral or legal entitlement of an unborn child to be born, and not have its birth prevented through an abortion or other medical procedure.
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set for lifePossessing sufficient resources, especially financial, to last a lifetime.
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spring to lifeTo start to exist.
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still lifetype of painting
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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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university of lifeThe real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.
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