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to the life

Showing an exact likeness or resemblance to another person, place, or thing. It's actually unbelievable—she is her grandmother to the life! The stunning mural portrays east L.A. to the life.
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to the life

Resembling exactly, as in She's her sister to the life, or The play's so realistic; the murder is acted out to the life. This idiom uses life in the sense of "a lifelike semblance." [c. 1600]
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to the life

exactly like the original.
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to the ˈlife

(of a painting, sculpture, description, etc.) exactly like the person/thing painted, etc: This new portrait really is Prince Charles to the life.When I read her description of him, I could see him again so clearly. It was him to the life.
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These commissions will be paid on your behalf directly to the life settlement broker and/or life insurance agent authorized under applicable state law to act as a life settlement broker.
A QALY of 0.5 might therefore be applied to the life year of someone with chronic lung disease.
The answer is that over much of the last century, our civilization has lost its moral bearings with respect to the life issues.
The probabilistic settlement price, again at a 15% discount rate, is about $152,200.This is larger than the deterministic price because it incorporates the possibility that death will occur prior to the life expectancy, requiring payment of fewer premiums and providing the death benefit at an earlier duration.
Under a mutual structure, every subsidiary has to be "under" the life company, but with a mutual holding company, subsidiaries can be parallel to the life company Griswell said.