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    a new lease of life?

    What does one mean by saying "It felt like a new lease of life"?
    A fresh start of one's life?
    A very long life?

    • Join Date: Jun 2004
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    It can mean that you enjoy life again, or something/someone can live/exist longer than expected eg.:
    The old lady got a new lease on life when she moved out to the country.
    The car got a new lease on life once the mechanic was finished.


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