of (one's) life

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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.
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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.
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Now scheduling every aspect of our lives may at first appear to be a daunting, restrictive.
It is easy for the responsibilities in this area of our lives to overtake the priorities of family life due to the financial and immediate concerns of running a home.
All these activities seem like regular parts of our lives, activities encountered every day.
In short, since analytical physical science is irrelevant to domains in which it is useless for explanatory or predictive purposes (which is to say, in much of our lives), its success cannot threaten our dignity.
He described his life as a "mystery which I do not understand, as though I were led by the hand in a night where I see nothing, but can fully depend on the Love and Providence of Him who guides me." Those of us who know dissatisfaction and dark roads can thank Providence that Merton has explored this cosmos before us and has reported so well of the Love that guides the mystery that is each of our lives.
Although He leaves us free to respond to His call, we are not free to establish the goal and purpose of our lives. God established the divine rules, the divine blueprints, His commandments, to govern our lives.