Examples of lifeline in a Sentence
The river is the town's lifeline.
The new jobs were an economic lifeline for a city in need of help.
The radio was their lifeline to the outside world.
They threw a lifeline to the man overboard.
Recent Examples of lifeline from the Web
What follows is the print-it-out lifeline to eating your way around Paris.
As the country slowly recovered, its tourism industry became an even more important economic lifeline.
For hundreds of Texans stranded in rising floodwaters after Hurricane Harvey, the path to safety has been a lifeline from the air.
So long as China maintains Kim’s economic lifeline, even at a reduced level, the North Korean leader has no reason to negotiate over the denuclearization of his country.
China is North Korea's chief ally and economic lifeline.
One by one, trucks laden with Chinese goods rumble across Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge here, long an economic lifeline for North Korea.
That would include China, which is long viewed as North Korea's only real regional ally and economic lifeline.
Waist-deep in snow, the teenagers were terrified, left without a lifeline in the silent wilderness of the Caucasus.
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