Idioms about life

Idioms about life

  • a fact of life

    Meaning: This idiom is used to refer to something which is unpleasant and which people accept because they cannot change it.

  • a life-saver

    Meaning: This phrase is used to refer to something or someone that saves a person in a difficult situation or critical moment.

  • a new lease of life

    Meaning: This idiom is used to refer to an occasion when something gives you the chance to become happy or healthy and makes you more energetic than before.

  • all walks of life

    Meaning: Occupations, roles, social class, or lifestyle.

  • between life and death

    Meaning: A situation involving the danger of dying or being killed.

  • charmed life

    Meaning: The phrase "charmed life" refers to a life protected as if by magic charms. It describes a person who is very lucky and is strangely unaffected by dangers and difficulties.

  • dog's life

    Meaning: a miserable, unhappy existence.

  • fact of life

    Meaning: Something that cannot be avoided.

  • for the life of me

    Meaning: This idiom is used colloquially to mean "if one's (own) life depended on it." It

  • get a life

    Meaning: This is an idiom that indicates that someone's life is boring and pointless and that they should make their life more interesting.

  • give the kiss of life

    Meaning: To give the kiss of life means to help a person who has stopped breathing by giving them artificial respiration, that is to say, by blowing into their mouth and pressing their chest.

  • larger than life

    Meaning: Conveying a sense of greatness, imposing

  • live on borrowed time

    Meaning: to exist only thanks to good fortune

  • low-life

    Meaning: A low-life is a person who is considered morally unacceptable by their community such as thieves, drug dealers, drug users, alcoholics, thugs, prostitutes and pimps.

  • run for one's life

    Meaning: To run for your life means to run away to save one's life.

  • shelf life

    Meaning: The length of time something will last.

  • slice of life

    Meaning: The phrase slice of life refers to a realistic representation of everyday experience in art and entertainment

  • take someone's life

    Meaning: To kill someone.

  • you can bet your life

    Meaning: This idiom is used to mean that you are absolutely certain that something is true or will happen.