life in the fast lane


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life in the fast lane

a very active or possible risky way to live. (See also in the fast lane.) Life in the fast lane is too much for me.
See also: fast, lane, life

life in the fast lane

an exciting, active style of living that usually involves great wealth When Ashmead decided that life in the fast lane wasn't much fun anymore, he turned his attention to another kind of business.
Related vocabulary: in the fast lane
Etymology: based on the fast lane of a highway, where cars drive faster than other cars on the road
See also: fast, lane, life

life in the fast lane

a way of living which is full of excitement and activity and often danger
Usage notes: The fast lane is the part of a motorway (= a large road) where drivers go the fastest.
His was a life in the fast lane - parties, drugs, and a constant stream of glamorous women.
See also: fast, lane, life