One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The glamour and excitement of city life.‘they hankered for the bright lights of the capital’
- ‘In real life, every now and then, a jock will slip through the cracks and make it to the decadent bright lights.’
- ‘Her friends urged her to move to the bright lights of Hollywood or the hip, arty precincts of Santa Monica.’
- ‘You know, when I was a kid in Fort Worth I just wanted the bright lights and glamour.’
- ‘But his father whisked him away from the bright lights, sending him to military school at La Fleche.’
- ‘Lest a day looking at old buildings and ruins is too dry, head in the evening for the bright lights of Pera.’
- ‘He grew up in Calgary before heading off to the bright lights of New York back in 1994.’
- ‘The attraction of the bright lights of the cities can detract from the demands of study.’
- ‘The filthy back streets of Victorian London are a far cry from the bright lights of Tinsel Town.’
- ‘Lured by the bright lights of the big city, rural children are ditching a farming lifestyle.’
- ‘I had heard all the stories about bright lights, big city, and lots of parties.’
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