Live like a king



Also, live like a prince. Enjoy a lavish style of living, as in He spared no expense, preferring to live like a king as long as he could, or Since they got their inheritance, the Andersons are living like princes. This expression continues to be used despite the much smaller role royalty plays in the present day. [ Mid-1500s ]

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    [lahyv-lee-hoo d] /ˈlaɪv liˌhʊd/ noun 1. a means of supporting one’s existence, especially financially or vocationally; living: to earn a livelihood as a tenant farmer. /ˈlaɪvlɪˌhʊd/ noun 1. occupation or employment n. 1610s, alteration of livelode “means of keeping alive” (c.1300), from Old English lifad “course of life,” from lif “life” + lad “way, course” […]

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  • Liveliness

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