- adj. That is likely to happen only once in one's lifetime.
“Snow is even predicted to fall on the hills around Auckland, 660km to the north, in what the MetService is describing as a once-in-a-lifetime storm.”
“Rappers Melle Mel and Scorpio, part of the Furious Five, joined Grandmaster Flash on the Grammy stage Wednesday to perform the iconic song, "The Message," along with Lupe Fiasco, Common and LL Cool J, an experience that the DJ described as "once-in-a-lifetime.”
“Wearing a tie and button-down shirt with his sleeves rolled up, the president began by referring to the "once-in-a-lifetime economic crisis" facing the nation, saying his administration knew "it was going to take years" to rebuild.”
“Wake up and see this marvelous party—this once-in-a-lifetime, never-ending, greatest show on Earth.”
“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bring a breakthrough medicine and treatment approach to cancer patients around the world," he said.”
“Tonight, New York cinephiles are getting a once-in-a-lifetime experience as Paul Morrissey, Warhol's in-house Factory cameramen turned indie auteur debuts his new film, News From Nowhere, at Lincoln Center and sits down for a Q+ A session with Oscar-nominated writer-director James Toback.”
“We have what could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to end polluter giveaways.”
“While it is good to be frugal, it's also important to splurge and not miss out on doing once-in-a-lifetime things.”
“This disastrous distribution of stalls could rob us of a once-in-a-lifetime experience.”
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