|vie englanniksi||lifetime fr, vie en, living fr|
: Ive been waiting a lifetime for a train.
: Her suitors were all vying for her attention.
*: In a trading nation, the younger sons may be placed in such a way of life as ... to vie with the best of their family.
*: But, if there be, or ever were, one such, / Its past the size of dreaming: nature wants stuff / To vie strange forms with fancy; yet, to imagine / An Antony, were natures piece gainst fancy, / Condemning shadows quite.
*: She hung about my neck; and kiss on kiss / She vied so fast.
*: Nor was he set over us to vie wisdom with his Parliament, but to be guided by them.
*: And vying malice with my gentleness, / Pick quarrels with their only happiness.
: rfquotek|Ben Jonson
*: It is also pertinent to note that the current obvious decline in work on holarctic hepatics most surely reflects a current obsession with cataloging and with nomenclature of the organisms—as divorced from their study as living entities.
: Hunanese is a living language.
: These living conditions are deplorable.
: This is the living image of Fidel Castro.
: He almost beat the living daylights out of me.
: What do you do for a living?
: plain living
*: The patron of the living who had the right to nominate a particular priest might make the choice, but the living was actually granted by the local bishop.
: ux|en|Having experienced both, the vampire decided that he preferred (un)death to life. nowrap|He gave up on life.
: ux|en|Many lives were lost during the war.
*: “My Continental prominence is improving,” I commented dryly. ¶ Von Lindowe cut at a furze bush with his silver-mounted rattan. ¶ “Quite so,” he said as dryly, his hand at his mustache. “I may say if your intentions were known your life would not be worth a curse.”
: ux|en|This light bulb is designed to have a life of 2,000 hours.
: ux|en|The life of this milk carton may be thousands of years in this landfill.
*: "...I realize as never before how cheap and valueless a thing is life. Life seems a joke, a cruel, grim joke. You are a laughable incident or a terrifying one as you happen to be less powerful or more powerful than some other form of life which crosses your path; but as a rule you are of no moment whatsoever to anything but yourself. You are a comic little figure, hopping from the cradle to the grave. Yes, that is our trouble—we take ourselves too seriously; but Caprona should be a sure cure for that." She paused and laughed.
: ux|en|Mans life on this planet has been marked by continual conflict.
: ux|en|He gets up early in the morning, works all day long — even on weekends — and hardly sees his family. Thats no life! nowrap|His life was ruined by drugs.
*: No notion of life and fire in fancy and in words.
*: That gives thy gestures grace and life.
*: "Dont I know that it is you who is the life of this house. Two delightful children!"
*: And he is the life of the party at the Musgroves for precisely this reason: the navy has made him into a great storyteller.
: ux|en|Shes my love, my life.
: ux|en|Get a life.
*: It is never possible to settle down to the ordinary routine of life at sea until the screw begins to revolve. There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy.
: ux|en|His life of the founder is finished, except for the title.
*: Writers of particular lives...are apt to be prejudiced in favour of their subject.
: ux|en|Scoring 1000 points is rewarded with an extra life.