soft life

soft life

A life that is typified by or filled with ease and comfort, without requiring any hard work, sacrifice, or unpleasantness. After such a soft life under the wings of his parents, James was totally unprepared to have to work for a living.
See also: life, soft
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They fight for the knight Ruggiero who begins the opera temporarily dazzled by the soft life on Alcina's magical minimum security prison island.
Chino Salcedo, who teaches everything about food from something you cook and eat to something you sell and market (not as in "palengke"), merchandise, advertise, and make a career out of, "PUP students are willing to do anything, they know they have no choice but to work, they cannot be choosers." As children of poor or single parents and unlike a certain sector of millennials who feel they are entitled to the soft life before they have done any real hard work, "our students are willing to learn on the job, they don't mind having their mistakes pointed out to them," just don't fire them because they will struggle to earn their keep and stay loyal to the company that gave them their first break.
Sison apparently took to the soft life in Europe leaving his comrades to fend for themselves.
"I guess it's a bit like life generally - I shake my head at how much some people have had to deal with when I look at the relatively soft life I've had.
Greece's state spending on pensions is three times' higher as a proportion than Germany's, and critics accuse Greece of wanting a soft life at somebody else's expense.
Perhaps the soft life of the tenured causes the indifference.
After life on part of the proceeds of the PS2,000,000 robbery, is it really possible that a newspaper is prepared to assist people in the soft life by paying PS28,000 for their life stories?
A relationship needs best friend work, so tell him you're happy to join in so long at it is tasteful soft life is a much better option than
"My muscles went into spasms in the voluptuous experience of digging into soft life," he wrote later that year, "and my ears yearned for the sharp outcry of a victim.
That just adds to the myth of bin Laden - who was just a rich Saudi Arabian living the soft life in a big house with lots of wives while fanatical simpletons were sent off on their senseless suicide missions.
I have been round Armley jail in Leeds many times and the perception of it being a soft life inside, in my view, is incorrect.
Sure, these were coarse people, hard to love, rarely befriended, who preferred the harsh desert to the soft life of the city.
His health was shot and he had little money and he didn't ask for help nor grants nor any kind of soft life ...
As a man who tracks success by the number of elk he's killed, Rudell disdains his son's soft life, routinely greeting him with, ``You've put on some weight, Professor.''
A cat's soft life under your fingers--to be so kind, to be so loved--