the high life

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the high life

An extravagant lifestyle characterized by socializing, traveling, and spending large sums of money. Before the tech bubble burst, we were really living the high life—lavish parties every weekend, frequent trips to the South of France. Now, everything's different. He doesn't love acting, though—he just wants to make it in Hollywood so that he can become famous and live the high life.
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