from (the) cradle to (the) grave Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"from (the) cradle to (the) grave" in British English

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from (the) cradle to (the) grave

for all of a person's ​life: She ​lived in the same ​village from the cradle to the ​grave.
(Definition of from (the) cradle to (the) grave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “from (the) cradle to (the) grave”
in Chinese (Simplified) 从生到死,一辈子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從生到死,一輩子…
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