of a lifetime

idiom

used to designate something as the greatest moment or event of its kind in a person's life
the thrill of a lifetimethe opportunity of a lifetime.

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“Of a lifetime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20a%20lifetime. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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