soft life

soft life

A life that is typified by or filled with ease and comfort, without requiring any hard work, sacrifice, or unpleasantness. After such a soft life under the wings of his parents, James was totally unprepared to have to work for a living.
See also: life, soft
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I guess it's a bit like life generally - I shake my head at how much some people have had to deal with when I look at the relatively soft life I've had.
Greece's state spending on pensions is three times' higher as a proportion than Germany's, and critics accuse Greece of wanting a soft life at somebody else's expense.
Perhaps the soft life of the tenured causes the indifference.
After life on part of the proceeds of the PS2,000,000 robbery, is it really possible that a newspaper is prepared to assist people in the soft life by paying PS28,000 for their life stories?
A relationship needs best friend work, so tell him you're happy to join in so long at it is tasteful soft life is a much better option than
That just adds to the myth of bin Laden - who was just a rich Saudi Arabian living the soft life in a big house with lots of wives while fanatical simpletons were sent off on their senseless suicide missions.
I have been round Armley jail in Leeds many times and the perception of it being a soft life inside, in my view, is incorrect.
Sure, these were coarse people, hard to love, rarely befriended, who preferred the harsh desert to the soft life of the city.
As a man who tracks success by the number of elk he's killed, Rudell disdains his son's soft life, routinely greeting him with, ``You've put on some weight, Professor.
A cat's soft life under your fingers--to be so kind, to be so loved--
The soft life will now give way to a scientifically planned build-up to the Docherty fight.
Management believes that this lower earnings level is principally the result of the continued soft life insurance market, and to a significantly lesser extent, the higher than anticipated consolidation costs resulting from the opening of the Infolink call center in Kansas City and the negative impact of the blackout in the Northeast and Hurricane Isabel.
Before this experience, I was used to my own working computer, my own phone on which you can actually make long distance calls and all the other benefits of a soft life in the private sector.
But on the whole, most judges manage to continue to lead a soft life by minimizing the number of cases that are actually tried or heard on appeal.
Anyway, I needed the beer, for we had been pampered too long by the soft life of the southwest, and were just about to make up for it by tackling the last and most horrendous stretch of Australia yet - the Nullarbor Desert.