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Definition of pond life in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The animals, especially the invertebrates, that live in ponds or stagnant water: pupils can discover aspects of pond life for themselves
More example sentences
  • It isn't a big pond, but it has fair number of fish and other pond life living in it.
  • The public's help is needed to put plants in the pond which will keep the water healthy for wildlife and create new habitats for pond life.
  • Water gardens are ponds having water falls, pond plants and pond life like exotic fishes.
2British informal A contemptible or worthless person or group of people: gangs of foul-mouthed pond life
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  • Typically, they'd have nothing to do with spammers, the 'pond life' of the Internet.
  • Anyway, I hate literary critics - pond life the lot of 'em.
  • It would be nice to see Yorkshire "ladies" kicking him into the North Sea where pond life like him belong.

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