One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a chance or experience) such as does not occur more than once in a person's life.‘because of Frankie she had rejected the opportunity of a lifetime’
- ‘Two Mayo people had what can only be described as the most emotional experience of a lifetime.’
- ‘It was an opportunity of a lifetime and I was really pleased to have the chance to meet him.’
- ‘At once terrifying and thrilling, many would consider a parachute jump to be the experience of a lifetime.’
- ‘Add the famous French cheese and wine to the platter and one can experience the meal of a lifetime.’
- ‘Patrons will have the opportunity to win a holiday of a lifetime for two people in Cuba.’
- ‘This is the chance of a lifetime and sentiment cannot get in the way.’
- ‘It is a dilemma which is denying promising competitors the chance of a lifetime, and has even divided families.’
- ‘I wanted to go on the adventure of a lifetime and remember this experience.’
- ‘Budding young thespians auditioned for the chance of a trip of a lifetime to Italy.’
- ‘You will have the experience of a lifetime and we will make you and yours more than welcome on your return.’
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