of a lifetime

of a lifetime

Used to describe something extremely exceptional, important, or enjoyable that isn't likely to occur again. They offered me the chance of a lifetime to travel the world and write about my experiences abroad. That tour around Europe really was the trip of a lifetime!
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of a lifetime

(of a chance or experience) such as does not occur more than once in a person's life; exceptional.
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the chance, etc. of a ˈlifetime

a wonderful opportunity, etc. that you are not likely to get again: This is your chance to win the trip of a lifetime!
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Mays turned his back to the infield and ran seemingly forever before making the over-the-shoulder catch of a lifetime.