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lead/live the life of Riley

old-fashioned informal
to live an easy and comfortable life, without any need to work hard
Translations of “lead/live the life of Riley”
in Chinese (Traditional) 過著無憂無慮的生活,過著安逸的生活…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过着无忧无虑的生活,过着安逸的生活…
(Definition of lead/live the life of Riley from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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