Main definitions of life in the fast lane in English

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life in the fast lane1

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  • See life

    • ‘When living life in the fast lane, there is rarely time to think about others, even if they are the ones who double our joys and share our sufferings.’
    • ‘He lived life in the fast lane and enjoyed the challenges he encountered, picking winners in the sales ring and watching them win races - and big races at that - when the time came to show their worth.’
    • ‘He said: ‘He lived life in the fast lane and was always upbeat and the biggest person in the crowd.’’
    • ‘Living in Bridge of Weir in deepest, leafiest Renfrewshire allows 40-year-old Flynn to escape life in the fast lane.’
    • ‘Maybe he is making a cutting and slightly surreal film about life in the fast lane of a hard-working-but-slightly-bizarre IT department.’
    • ‘A good many people who live life in the fast lane for most of the year slow down and take it easy as December comes to an end, for they desire to spare some time for those loved ones living far away.’
    • ‘Her brother Steve said: ‘Despite her health problems she lived her life in the fast lane and was always laughing.’’
    • ‘Yet despite the sub-zero temperatures and heavy, leaded skies almost touching the land, I reflected that Norfolk offered a meaningful and quite spiritual respite from life in the fast lane.’
    • ‘Maybe it's the California lifestyle - life in the fast lane.’
    • ‘When the Advertiser appeared in 1854, townspeople relied on true horsepower, putting your foot down meant being firm and there was no such thing as life in the fast lane.’

Main definitions of life in the fast lane in English

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life in the fast lane2

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  • An exciting and eventful lifestyle, especially one bringing wealth and success.

    ‘he's shunning life in the fast lane for the green grass of home’