for life
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for life(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (for the rest of one's life)
a. de por vida
She made a commitment to be a nun and serve God for life.Se comprometió a ser monja y servir a Dios de por la vida.
b. por vida
He didn't realize it at the time, but he would carry that scar for life.No se daba cuenta en ese momento, pero llevaría esa cicatriz por vida.
c. vitalicio
The president has nominated a staunch conservative to be a judge for life.El presidente ha nombrado juez vitalicio a un acérrimo conservador.
d. perpetuo
She was given the honor of being a board member for life in gratitude for her years of service.Le otorgaron el honor de ser una directora perpetua del consejo en gratitud por sus años de servicio.
2. (for the whole of one's life)
a. toda la vida
Bill and Jane were friends for life.Bill y Jane fueron amigos toda la vida.
3. (related to living)
a. por la vida
Vincent's love for life was contagious.El amor de Vincent por la vida era contagioso.
b. de vivir
I think she owes her longevity to her zeal for life.Creo que debe su longevidad a su entusiasmo de vivir.
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