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    A new lease of life

    Please would you help me and correct these sentences in which I have tried to use "a new lease of life."

    1. It was first when Peter moved to a new country that he felt a new lease of life.
    2. A trip to the Adriatic Sea gave her a new lease of life.

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    Re: A new lease of life

    See definitions here.

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    Re: A new lease of life

    Sentence 1 should start "It was when Peter first moved to a new country ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A new lease of life

    "On life" is the expression I know.

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    Re: A new lease of life

    "On" is correct in AmE.

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    Re: A new lease of life

    In BrE, we use "new lease of life" and "new lease on life". In my experience and local variant, the first is more common.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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