a slice of life


Also found in: Wikipedia.

slice of life

A realistic portrayal of life in a film, play, or other artistic medium. I heard that play is a slice of life about a youth struggling with depression.
See also: life, of, slice
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

a ˌslice of ˈlife

a story, play or film/movie that shows aspects of ordinary life: In this book Dickens shows us a slice of nineteenth-century London life.
See also: life, of, slice
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017
See also: