wisdom gained in the course of a long lifetime
A lifetime is too short for all the great books there are!
| entire, whole
VERB + LIFETIME
He devoted a lifetime to working with disabled children.
| take (sb)
It took a whole lifetime to solve the mystery of her father's disappearance.
| last (sb)
This watch should last you a lifetime.
| seem (like)
It seems a lifetime since we first met.
LIFETIME + NOUN
The veteran director won a lifetime achievement award.
| employment, income
Payments are based on expected lifetime income.
| lifetime's experience, lifetime's work
after a ~
After a lifetime as a journalist in the troublespots of the world, he retired to the country.
| during your ~
I've seen many changes during my lifetime.
| in your ~
The artist was little known in his lifetime.
| of a ~
It was the holiday of a lifetime!
| ~ in
She spent a lifetime in politics.
| ~ of
a lifetime of problems
the habits of a lifetime
It's hard to break the habits of a lifetime.
| half a lifetime, a legend in your own lifetime
Herbert von Karajan was a legend in his own lifetime.
| a lifetime ago/away
University seems a half a lifetime away.
| once in a lifetime
That sort of thing happens only once in a lifetime.
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