scar (one) for life

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scar (one) for life

To leave an indelible impression upon one's memory or psyche for the rest of one's life. Often used in passive constructions. Seeing her parents die in such a terrible manner scarred the poor girl for life. I hope such a traumatic event like that won't scar him for life!
See also: life, scar
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BRAVE Katie Piper remained upbeat yesterday, despite news the thug who scarred her for life in an acid attack will soon be back on the streets.
"My daughter is 17 now and still won't sleep on her own, she won't walk to work on her own, she's terrified of men and this has scarred her for life.
TV host I won't tell my girl of acid pain TV host Katie Piper insists she will never tell her daughter the full story of horrific acid attack scarred her for life.
Except the treatment she received at a skin cancer clinic was a catastrophe that has scarred her for life and led her on a four-year fight for justice.
But Kat is shaken to her core when she makes a discovery and Alfie is forced to confess he started the fire that wiped out all their worldly possessions, scarred her for life and nearly killed her.
Angham expressed her utmost gratitude towards Sisi for personally visiting the woman who was raped during his presidential inauguration ceremony in Tahrir Square and for apologizing to her for the horrific incident that's scarred her for life.
Karen Docherty said: "I wonder if the dog had facially scarred her for life, would she feel different?" Jennifer Thomson wrote: "I agree with the mum fully.
She added that the incident had shattered her confidence and scarred her for life.
Humiliated mum-of-two Mandy John today told how her jilted boyfriend scarred her for life by plastering topless pictures of her all over town.
Here, she tells how other lovers physically and mentally scarred her for life...
The daughter of former England football captain Bryan Robson was traumatised by an attack which scarred her for life, a court was told yesterday.
Here Sue, 41, tells Steve Clark how a dog scarred her for life and how she feared she would lose the sight in her right eye...
A TRAVEL rep last night branded her ex a "coward" after he was jailed for ordering an acid attack that scarred her for life.
MODEL Joanne Minto feared her catwalk career was over after a glass attack scarred her for life and blinded her in one eye.
His victim is still in her 20s and he's scarred her for life. Fagan is just 41 and as things stand he'll be celebrating his 50th birthday as a free man.