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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.Rate it:

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a life of its ownAn independent existence with some characteristics of life.Rate it:

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all one's life's worthA momentous matter; a very serious risk; a difficult task or situation.Rate it:

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all walks of lifeAll professions, lifestyles or social classes.Rate it:

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cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.Rate it:

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change of lifeMenopause.Rate it:

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charmed lifeA life in which one is always lucky and safe from danger.Rate it:

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come to lifeto bring back to life; revitalize, revive, resurrectRate it:

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come to lifeto become alive, bring into existenceRate it:

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come to lifeto appear as if aliveRate it:

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come to lifeto start to become energetic.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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dog's lifeA miserable, unhappy existence.Rate it:

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for one's lifeextremely desperatelyRate it:

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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself immensely.Rate it:

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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself more than ever before.Rate it:

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kiss of lifeMouth-to-mouth resuscitation.Rate it:

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kiss of lifeartificial respirationRate it:

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larger than lifeOf greater size or magnitude than is naturally or normally the case.Rate it:

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larger than lifeVery imposing, renowned, or impressively influential.Rate it:

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larger-than-lifeOf greater size or magnitude than is naturally or normally the case.Rate it:

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larger-than-lifeVery imposing, renowned, or impressively influential.Rate it:

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lead a charmed lifeTo always be lucky and safe from danger.Rate it:

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life and limbExistence together with bodily faculties.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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life is just a bowl of cherriesEverything in life is going great... or just the oppositeRate it:

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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.Rate it:

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life is not all beer and skittlesNot everything about life is pleasurable.Rate it:

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life of rileyAn ideal life of carefree prosperity and contentment.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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life's a bitch and then you dieOne should expect the worst.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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life-or-deathOf critical importance to the survival of a living organism.Rate it:

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life-or-deathHaving death as a possible or even likely outcome; perilous.Rate it:

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life-or-deathOf critical importance to the success of a particular endeavor.Rate it:

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like one's life depended on itdesperatelyRate it:

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matter of life and deathSomething whose outcome could result in either someone's survival or their deathRate it:

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matter of life and deathAn extremely urgent matter.Rate it:

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not on your lifeAbsolutely not; under no circumstances.Rate it:

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position can be far left or right life to allow for tilting...You must allow tilting when photographing the subject.TRate it:

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prime of lifeThe period of one's mature life when one is at a peak of health and performance.Rate it:

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right to lifeUsed other than as an idiom: see right, life.Rate it:

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right to lifeThe right of a human being to the continuation of his or her life.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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set for lifePossessing sufficient resources, especially financial, to last a lifetime.Rate it:

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spring to lifeTo start to exist.Rate it:

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still lifetype of paintingRate it:

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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.Rate it:

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university of lifeThe real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.Rate it:

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