- 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 trayectoriaMore example 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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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.