live a life of
live a life of (something)
To lead a life typified by some quality, condition, or style. Trust me, once we make off with the money, we'll be able to live a life of luxury. She always fantasized about moving to Los Angeles, becoming a movie star, and living a life of fame and fortune. I've never had any grand ambitions, I just want to earn enough money to live a life of comfort.
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live a life of something
to have a life of a certain quality or style. The movie star lived a life of luxury. After Anne won the lottery, she lived the life of a queen.
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