ability to function and grow that distinguishes living animals and plants from dead ones and from rocks, metals, etc.
state of being alive as a human being
qualities, events and experiences that characterize existence as a human being
existence of an individual human being
period between birth and death
way of life
"he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
"he hoped for a new life in Australia"
"he wanted to live his own life without interference from others"
"while there's life there's hope"
"life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
"the battery had a short life"
"he lived a long and happy life"
"I have known him all his life"
"he appointed himself emperor for life"
"his heroism saved a life"
"it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
"the oceans are teeming with life"
"there is no life on the moon"
"pottery was his life"
"he got life for killing the guard"
The start of life is traditionally identified with the first breath.
出自： Jonathan Miller
Today we understand how man, and even..how life has arisen on Earth.
出自： P. Davies
This play brings to life an experience I had many years ago.
Once someone is died, he cannot be brought back to life.
误 Over a hundred people lost their life in the big forest fire.
正 Over a hundred people lost their lives in the big forest fire.
误 In London the cost of life is very high.
正 In London the cost of living is very high.
析 the cost of life的意思是“生命的代价”;表示“生活费用”可以说the cost of living。