spend the rest of (one's) life

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spend the rest of (one's) life

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 life fixing up old boats. My grandmother always said she would spend the rest of her life in South America if she could.
See also: life, of, rest, spend
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There she spent the rest of her life cheerfully writing, entertaining and helping people.
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"I came out of the womb queer" was how she put it, and from there she spent the rest of her life as a man of the times--wearing suits, sporting tattoos, smoking cheroots, driving wartime ambulances, and racing powerful motorboats for the glory of England.