One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A period or occasion of exceptional enjoyment.
- ‘It was a couple, their friend and four or five kids, all having the time of their lives, especially the driver, as he was chugging beer after beer.’
- ‘They all seem to be having the time of their lives.’
- ‘He was in his element; no one was able to stop him from having the time of his life, dipping and soaring as eagles tended to do.’
- ‘Pressley is having the time of his life at club level.’
- ‘And, I suspect, that, like myself, they were all having the time of their life.’
- ‘Everyone will be having the time of their life except me!’
- ‘Thankfully, the problem of getting volunteer supervisors and helpers was sorted out and 400 children, aged from five to 12, ended up having the time of their lives.’
- ‘Now my personality is suited to the English game, and I'm having the time of my life.’
- ‘There's a little kid just in front of me not older than 9-years-old absolutely having the time of his life watching the gig from the dizzy heights of his dad's shoulders.’
- ‘Ruby and Tara were having the time of their lives, watching out the window and laughing, but I didn't dare open my eyes still.’
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