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live like a king

To have a luxurious lifestyle, in which one's every need or desire is satisfied. Typically said of or by a man. The pirate retired with so many riches that he lived like a king for the rest of his years, purchasing every comfort he could imagine. The cost of living is so much lower in Spain that we could live like kings ther.
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live like a king

Also, live like a prince. Enjoy a lavish style of living, as in He spared no expense, preferring to live like a king as long as he could, or Since they got their inheritance, the Andersons are living like princes. This expression continues to be used despite the much smaller role royalty plays in the present day. [Mid-1500s]
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live like a king

If someone lives like a king, they have a very luxurious lifestyle. Although he lives like a king, he manages it without causing resentment. Company executives lived like kings and were paid millions of dollars each.
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live like a ˈking

live in very comfortable surroundings, enjoying all the advantages of being rich: In this luxury resort, you can live like a king.One day we’ll be rich, and you and I will live like kings.
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