in the next life


: in the life that may exist after death : in the afterlife

Examples of in the next life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The attraction is not some heavenly reward in the next life but greater material blessings in this one. Katherine Stewart, The New Republic, 23 Jan. 2023 They will be punished in the next life. Eli Coyote Mandel, The New Yorker, 16 Oct. 2021 Each household may have left offerings for their ancestors to earn their goodwill or to sustain them in the next life. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, 17 Aug. 2020

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“In the next life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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