a slice of life

noun phrase

Definition of a slice of life

: an example of what ordinary life is like : something (such as a story or movie) that shows what ordinary life is like The story is/shows/presents a slice of life in a small Midwestern town.

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“A slice of life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20slice%20of%20life. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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