for life

idiom

: for the whole of one's life : for the rest of one's life
They met in college and have remained friends for life.
He was sentenced to prison for life.

Examples of for life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The wide-ranging symptoms must be managed for life, as there is no cure. William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 The app is also equipped with useful tools for life on the ice, including weather reports, sea ice forecasts and other critical safety information. Hannah Hoag, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Feb. 2024 Brown bears adapted for life on land further south. Carl Zimmer, New York Times, 19 Feb. 2024 Because of his conviction, he was banned for life from possessing firearms. Christopher Cann, USA TODAY, 19 Feb. 2024 What’s your advice for life, and how to live it well? Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer, 13 Feb. 2024 Vivienne is a real woman who stands alone in her time and place because of her principled behavior, forward thinking and passion for life. Alex Ritman, Variety, 12 Feb. 2024 Sign up for the Climate Coach newsletter and get advice for life on our changing planet, in your inbox every Tuesday. Andrew Jeong, Washington Post, 16 Feb. 2024 The soles of these sneakers offer a slight platform for added height, while a lightweight and flexible design is perfect for tucking into your suitcase for life on the go. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 16 Feb. 2024 See More

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“For life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20life. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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