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once-in-a-lifetime

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  • adj. That is likely to happen only once in one's lifetime.

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Examples

  • 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.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • 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."

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Must-do deals will still happen, like the El Paso acquisition, which Kinder Morgan's chairman and chief executive, Richard D. Kinder, called a "once-in-a-lifetime transaction."

  • 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.

    CNN.com

  • Wake up and see this marvelous party—this once-in-a-lifetime, never-ending, greatest show on Earth.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bring a breakthrough medicine and treatment approach to cancer patients around the world," he said.

    Dendreon Names New CEO

  • 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.

    Michael Vazquez: Warhol Factory Auteur Paul Morrissey Premieres News From Nowhere In-Person at Lincoln Center Tonight

  • We have what could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to end polluter giveaways.

    Erich Pica: An Environmental Response to the Budget Debate (Part 1): Sharpening the Green Scissors

  • While it is good to be frugal, it's also important to splurge and not miss out on doing once-in-a-lifetime things.

    Matt Kepnes: 18 Lessons From 5 Years On The Road

  • This disastrous distribution of stalls could rob us of a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

    Jessie Janowitz: What Would Gaga Do?

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