from life


of a painting, drawing, etc.
: from looking at an actual person, object, etc.
drawings done from life rather than from photographs

Examples of from life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Monday, police said the teenage girl was suffering from life threatening injuries, and the other victims had non-life-threatening injuries. John R. Ellement,, 18 Sep. 2023 Fionna is going through, at least in this series, real-world issues at first and just kind of experiencing life as a normal girl in her early thirties who wants more from life. Olivia McCormack, Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2023 That summer was a perforated line, separating life with their father from life without him: Tear here. Ellen Barry Hilary Swift, New York Times, 7 Sep. 2023 For Terwilliger, the weekend spent glamping offered a reprieve from life’s hectic pace. Seward Hospitality, Anchorage Daily News, 23 Aug. 2023 Survivor bias is the mental error of learning only from life’s winners. Thomas Curran, Time, 8 Aug. 2023 Life with a partner is different, clearly, from life alone. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 12 Aug. 2023 During his 2018 interview with Cooper, John attributed his retirement from life on the road to his decision to focus on his family. Zoe Sottile, CNN, 9 July 2023 Ahead of those performances, which include a stop at LA’s famed Greek Theater in September, Aly & AJ shared some recent snapshots from life on the road. Keaton Bell, Vogue, 7 July 2023 See More

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“From life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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