adult life


: the period from the time one became an adult
I've worked here all of my adult life.

Examples of adult life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The collaboration had been a long time coming — Jakob says people have been floating the idea for his entire adult life. Mikael Wood, Los Angeles Times, 4 Apr. 2024 Despite having spent his entire adult life in the public eye, he is measured, analytical, and almost intentionally unexciting. Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune, 25 Mar. 2024 Still, the virtue of crate training puppies is espoused here in the United States, where crating often continues into a dog’s adult life. Kelly Conaboy, Washington Post, 20 Mar. 2024 Even in my adult life and my new family, most of us are artists. Benjamin Vanhoose, Peoplemag, 5 Mar. 2024 To look at his adult life from afar is to see someone searching for something — connection, camaraderie, love, justice — and believing he’s found it, again and again. David Peisner, Rolling Stone, 24 Mar. 2024 Cataldo Maria made a choice two years ago as a high school senior that shaped the beginning of his adult life. Ira Porter, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Mar. 2024 Prosecutors said Washington was a career criminal who had been in and out of prison for much of his adult life. Rich Schapiro, NBC News, 3 Mar. 2024 But that has not deterred Karen Danielyan, a 20-year-old from Tver, about 100 miles northwest of Moscow, whose entire adult life so far has been spent with Russia at war. Ivan Nechepurenko, New York Times, 27 Jan. 2024

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“Adult life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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