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
The devices, formally known as Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS), let people age at home by providing a direct phone lifeline to a call center.
For the more than 327,000 Northeast Ohioans who struggle with hunger during the year, the support of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and its partner agencies is an important lifeline.
Like most of the women in the tournament, senior basketball was a lifeline for Nichols.
Airbus gets a lifeline for the A380 with Emirates' $16 billion order.
Nothing left to melt In Jackson, an Appalachian town of 6,230, the jobs at Ohio Precious Metals were a lifeline.
Hot-button books like Fire and Fury are a lifeline for retailers big and small (Barnes & Noble, in particular, just reported a steep decline in holiday revenue), and by under-printing Fire and Fury, Holt has essentially ceded sales to Amazon.
The lifelines: reminding myself of my power, keeping myself hydrated and charged up.
In other news, Rafael Benítez is reportedly set to hand Manchester City keeper Joe Hart a lifeline, by attempting to bring the England stopper to St James' Park on loan after a woeful spell with West Ham United.
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