for the life of one

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informal
: in any way at all used to say that one is unable to remember or understand somethingFor the life of me, I can't think of any reasons why you wouldn't want a computer at home.She couldn't for the life of her remember what his name was.

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“For the life of one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20the%20life%20of%20one. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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