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the lap of luxury

A luxurious and comfortable lifestyle due to one's abundant money and resources. After winning the lottery, they moved to Paris so they could live in the lap of luxury. The fact that he grew up in the lap of luxury was used to discredit the candidate's claim of wanting to represent working-class citizens. Compared to life the village where he grew up, my grandfather said earning minimum wage and living in a one-bedroom apartment in New York felt like the lap of luxury to him.
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lap of luxury

Fig. a luxurious situation. I rather enjoy living in the lap of luxury. You call this pigpen the lap of luxury?
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COVENTRY City Farm's bunnies and guinea pigs will be living in the lap of luxury when their runs and cages are refurbished thanks to a major donation.
She should be sitting back in the lap of luxury after selling tens of thousands of records and being bigger than The Beatles in Ireland in the 70s - there's not many can claim that.
If that's true how do so many pensioners manage to keep dogs and keep them in the lap of luxury at that?
Also Mrs George, aka Helen Gibson, my groom, for looking after me and taking me racing and at whose stables I am now living in the lap of luxury and being spoilt rotten.
Skye's hermit crabs - Tinkerbell, Peter Pan, Dory and Crush - are living in the lap of luxury.
we like to don sunglasses,glance at the sun,glance at the snow, then pretend we're in the lap of luxury in a swanky ski resort.
If you want to enjoy a little bit of everything while living in the lap of luxury, Jamaica, Barbados and the U.
Lola spends her days with owners Ron and Melissa Hudson, living in the lap of luxury in Laguna Beach, Calif.
PAUL LAWRIE is staying in the lap of luxury this week as Gleneagles always put their defending champ in one of the hotel's finest suites.
All I would say to this cosseted couple - the taxpayer keeps you two in the lap of luxury, no one else, and as far as I am concerned, you must take the shots when they come along, if you pardon the pun.
THE William Hill Ayr Gold Cup is one of the highlights of the Scottish racing calendar and you can enjoy a memorable day out in the lap of luxury thanks to MailSport.
His basic wage would keep any Teessider in the lap of luxury at pounds 120,200 but on top of that he also gets a pounds 50,000 retention package, pounds 32,000 car allowance, pounds 24,000 "honorarium" -whatever that means, totalling pounds 226,200.
The Press, pundits, pressure groups and some politicians are queuing up to claim that we are living in the lap of luxury (really?
AN MP today backed plans to seize the "bling" from criminals and stop them living in the lap of luxury.
Ten million quid is more than enough to see out her life in the lap of luxury and while Tarrant may be a liar and a love-cheat, he's worked like a train for the last 25 years to earn his dosh.