of one's life

of (one's) life

Used to indicate something that has an extreme impact on one's life, for good or ill. These underdogs are in the fight of their lives to defy expectations and go home with the championship! This has been, without a doubt, the worst vacation of my life. I was fortunate enough to have found the love of my life in high school.
See also: life, of

of one's life

Being the greatest, worst, or best occasion of a lifetime, as in She was having the time of her life at the party, or The threatened takeover of the company put the president in the fight of his life.
See also: life, of
References in classic literature ?
To give an account of one's reading is in some sort to give an account of one's life; and I hope that I shall not offend those who follow me in these papers, if I cannot help speaking of myself in speaking of the authors I must call my masters: my masters not because they taught me this or that directly, but because I had such delight in them that I could not fail to teach myself from them whatever I was capable of learning.
KARACHI -- Mahnama Sathee, children's premier Urdu monthly, is bringing out a special 'shikayat' number in May, celebrating the funniest phase of one's life, especially the childhood, with its all innocence and merriment.
* Free and willing offer of one's life and a heroic acceptance, out of love, of a certain and early death, with the heroic act of charity and the premature death connected;
Any aspiring writer who wants to use their experience to produce engaging stories in any format, whether they be a novel, children's book, travel blog or short saga, will find Writing the Story Within an important key to tapping the untold riches of one's life and creating characters and descriptions that nearly write themselves.
The book is going to focus on achieving the goal of money, but it can be applied towards achieving any goal in any area of one's life. The book will offer resources that are suggested that will help one understand the concepts better that are being discussed.
It is true that working, having a family and dealing with fellow human beings are all parts of one's life. But the problem is we tend to treat them as the purpose of our lives.
At the end of one's life, one struggles to find why they need to live on.
One spends up to four decades of one's life preparing for it, and Mike Bonacorsi has advice to make sure it is not floundered.
Clutter is something in every aspect of one's life. Now in a newly revised and updated edition, "Stop Clutter From Stealing Your Life: Discover Why You Clutter & How You Can Stop" is a look at how clutter piles up, and how it can negatively affect one's life and relationships.
Peter believes vegetarianism is the foundation of one's life: "If you're going to build a 40-story building, vegetarianism is the ground floor.
Living Words explains, in plain and simple terms, why the commandments are beneficial to improving the quality of one's life, to the extent that they reveal a glimpse of life lived according to God's best hopes for the world, and presents them as a framework for personal and corporate relationships alike.
Shelley Taylor, a psychologist; Kolata concluded that "there are real limits to what can be done to reverse the damage caused by a lifetime of unhealthy living." Interestingly enough, she interviewed none of the legion of scientists who believe the massive amount of scientific evidence that one can affect one's own health in many positive ways, at any time of one's life.
This principle is applicable to all aspects of one's life, including the work life and career development.
As part of that restlessness, he consistently makes reference to God and to the spiritual nature of one's life while avoiding the pitfalls of strident fundamentalism on the one hand and inanimate divine name-tossing on the other.
That's the psychological term for placing several different aspects of one's life in separate baskets and believing they can remain apart forever.