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lead the life of riley meaning

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  • [American idiom]
    to live in luxury. (Informal. No one knows who Riley is.)
    If I had a million dollars, I could live the life of Riley.
    The treasurer took our money to Mexico, where he lived the life of Riley until the police caught him.

  • [American slang]
    Fig. to live in luxury. (No one knows who Riley alludes to.)
      If I had a million dollars, I could live the life of Riley.
      The treasurer took our money to Mexico, where he lived the life of Riley until the police caught him.

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