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walk of life

A trade, profession, or occupation, as in He'll do well in whatever walk of life he chooses. This expression uses walk in the sense of "line of work." [c. 1800]
See also: life, of, walk
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The voice of people from all these walks of life, their ideas and their experience, have the potential to electrify our party again.
People from all walks of life applied, from teaching, nursing and health professionals, to those who simply wanted to improve their listening and communication skills.
It is pertinent to mention that Mohammad every year on first of Ramadan in honour of people from diffent walks of life ranging from Ministers to ordinary persons.
Islamabad -- Judge Supreme Court (SC) Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan has said that administration of justice is not confined to the courts only but it is also indispensable in all walks of life.
Roselle, whose specialty lies in helping organizations hire and develop great leaders, Fearless Leadership: Conquering Your Fears and the Lies that Drive Them is a self-help guide written for readers from all walks of life.
She's the owner-operator (aka Fearless Leader) of Camp GetAway, a weekend retreat for women of all ages and walks of life.
A brief, simple how-to guide for readers of all ages and all walks of life.
Diane Shader Smith interviewed married women from all walks of life to find out why and how infidelity happened: UNDRESSING INFIDELITY: WHY MORE WIVES ARE UNFAITHFUL gathers these interviews, reveals the real answers about what tempts women to cheat and how they handle their marriages when they do, and what the short- and long-term effects of infidelity are.
On the eve of their Blackpool conference, party chairman Simon Hughes has announced that they want to attract people in their 20s, 30s and 40s who have made careers in other walks of life.
By taking such a leadership role in the ADA's national fundraiser, 'America's Walk for Diabetes', Rite Aid pharmacists, associates and customers will join 200,000 people from all walks of life who are making a difference in our ongoing education and research efforts," said Larry Smith, Chairman of the Board, American Diabetes Association.
LARKANA -- After announcement of celebration of Topi and Ajrak Day on Sunday scores of people from all walks of life started to purchase Topi and Ajrak from shops to mark the day.
LAHORE -- People from different walks of life held a protest demonstration on Wednesday in front of the Punjab Assembly and vowed that no one will be allowed to derail democracy and also lit candles.
Summary: ABU DHABI - Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research attended the third annual Abu Dhabi Autism Awareness Walk 2011, organised by the Future Centre for Special Needs at Abu Dhabi Corniche with the participation of more than two thousand people from all walks of life.
His classes draw women of all ages and from all walks of life, particularly professional women whose jobs or travel may put them in potentially dangerous situations.
The students came from various personal backgrounds and walks of life, but they all had one very important thing in common: they were all there to claim their General Educational Development (GED) diplomas and other certificates, and to hear an inspiring keynote address by Maurice DuBois, anchor of CBS 2 News This Morning.