charmed life




Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - charmed life

"charmed life"

a life unusually unaffected by dangers and difficulties

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - charmed life

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  And now we have the youngest female CEO ever.

Colleague 2:  It is quite a life she has had. She was born into money, attended all the right schools and with her family connections was able to work the perfect jobs that would lead her to the top. She married her high school sweetheart. I don't think she has really ever had to face any true hardships or trouble.

Colleague 1:  Sounds like a charmed life.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - charmed life

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Where's Nick? I thought he was in between jobs right now.

Friend 2:  He was for a couple of days but you know the charmed life he leads. Just as soon as Nick had a couple of days to catch up with his friends, he got a call for a very lucrative, exciting assignment in Tahiti.

Friend 1:  Lucky guy!




charmed life - Usage:

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charmed life - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for charmed life.




charmed life - Examples:

1)  Look at me: I've led a comparatively charmed life. I've never broken a bone. I've never been stung by ...

2)  People may say that Chelsea has lived a charmed life, she went to a private school, where she was a cheerleader, ...

3)  ... fear she protests too much. She was born to privilege and has led a charmed life

4)  But the experiment goes disastrously wrong and the professor's hitherto charmed life turns into a ...

5)  ... hard journey for her. I think we all like to buy into the "charmed life" and "meteoric rise" of what appears to be her fairy tale ...

6)  ... because someone is rich and famous doesn't mean that they must lead a charmed life with no pain or strife.

7)  Up to now, this animal will have led a charmed life, with several acres of grazing at its disposal, the finest winter feed ...

8)  Robin somehow escaped trauma: enjoying not just a secure life, but a charmed life; whether in teenage affairs with older men, touring Albania in 1938, ...

9)  ... small Southern town that her family has occupied for generations, and is leading a charmed life until, pregnant with their second child, she faces an absent husband and ...

10)  They certainly don't live a charmed life, they've had the same trials and tragedies as anyone else, even ...

11)  ... but I guess that she should consider herself blessed for leading such a charmed life.

12)  ... this guy has everything going for him. Some would say he has a very charmed life

13)  ... we as readers have to simply accept these convenient coincidences as the character living a charmed life.

14)  I know it has the ability to wreak havoc on my perfect little charmed life so I want to pack it all up and run away.

15)  I live a charmed life, I know. For that I give thanks.

16)  ... through the lens of our own paradigm. As an American who lives a rather charmed life, it would be easy to be horrified at how villagers in Uganda live.

17)  I had lots of room to wander around and explore. It was a charmed life.

18)  She seems to have lived a rather charmed life, clearly with no worries in the photograph she has posted on her page.

19)  That, some get on in the job and live a charmed life and others don't is a fact. Sugar coating things is not the ...

20)  It paid for everything so I had a charmed life at drama school -- everyone else was working in bars and things.