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    Cool lifesstyle= living standards?

    Hello!

    Can we say that "lifestyle" and "living standards" are synonyms in this case, please?

    -They have a lifestyle/living standards higher than what they can afford.

    Thank you
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    Re: lifesstyle= living standards?

    I would use "lifestyle."

    "Living standards" is more basic, like whether you have running water and reliable electricity.

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    Re: lifesstyle= living standards?

    Thank you SoothingDave.

    Is my sentence correct, please: Their lifestyle is higher than what they can afford.

    Thanks a lot for your help.
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    Re: lifesstyle= living standards?

    Yes, it is a good sentence.

    "They live beyond their means" is another way to say it.

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