spend the rest of (one's) days

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spend the rest of (one's) days

To spend the remaining portion of one's life (doing something or being some place). Honestly, I'd love to retire by the water some place and spend the rest of my days fixing up old boats. My grandmother always said she would spend the rest of her days in South America if she could.
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Get in There should be no way back for her and her treacherous colleagues unless they want to spend the rest of their days in jail.
I sincerely hope Jessie and Ray are able to spend the rest of their days together.
"These rare, beautiful, and unique animals will spend the rest of their days confined to small tanks, where they will live out their shortened lives performing tricks for food," she said in a statement.
Dear Kauto, and Denman, could spend the rest of their days visiting racecourses, where they would be cheered and loved by everyone.
Will they decide to change their lives and spend the rest of their days in a tree house?
They're a lovely pair and deserve a true home to spend the rest of their days.
The couple had discussed a suicide pact if they could no longer spend the rest of their days together, said Mr Reid, but no actual agreement had been made.
Pot-bellied pigs live to about 15 years and Thelma and Louise will spend the rest of their days here.
There are some crimes so dreadful and despicable, so brutal and bestial, that those who commit them should spend the rest of their days behind bars.
So monstrous were their crimes they gave up their right to do anything other than spend the rest of their days behind bars.
But many felt they should spend the rest of their days behind bars.
"It also costs an awful lot of money to drag people from the drink, strap them up, take them to hospital only for them to spend the rest of their days in a wheelchair paralysed."
Those who brutally take someone's life must sacrifice their own and spend the rest of their days in prison.
Would they like to spend the rest of their days as hermits, away from prying media eyes?
If the deal goes through Rose, 81, and Eileen, 87, the property developers will allow them to spend the rest of their days in their childhood home.