Translation of lifetime in Spanish:
- vida (feminine) once in a lifetime una vez en la vida the opportunity of a lifetime la oportunidad de su ( or mi etc) vida it won't happen in my lifetime no lo verán mis ojos, no sucederá mientras yo viva a lifetime's experience toda una vida de experiencia it will give you a lifetime's service le durará toda la vida the work of a lifetime o a lifetime's work el trabajo de toda una vida we waited for what seemed a lifetime estuvimos esperando una eternidad the lifetime of a machine la vida útil de una máquina in the lifetime of this parliament durante la presente legislatura (before noun/delante del nombre) [appointment] vitalicio a once-in-a-lifetime chance una oportunidad única (en la vida) or irrepetible lifetime guarantee garantía (feminine) para toda la vida he received a lifetime achievement award recibió un premio en reconocimiento a su trayectoriaExample sentences
- But, in imposing the lifetime ban, the chairman of the bench said the measure was necessary to protect other animals.
- Our wars have taken from us the men and women we honor today and every hour of the lifetimes they had hoped to live.
- Detention without any charges and without any court review can last an entire lifetime.
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