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Charmed Life : Phrases



Meaning:

An existence that appears to be protected by extreme good luck.


Example:

Shane came out of the motorcycle accident without a scratch - he must lead a
charmed life.


Origin:

Shakespeare used this phrase in Macbeth (5:8):
Let fall thy blade on vulnerable crests, I bear a charmed life, which must not yield to one of woman born. In later years, the term was extended to anyone who narrowly escaped from danger or was similarly lucky.

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