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English definition of “walk of life”

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walk of life

People from different walks of life have different jobs and different experiences in life.Jobs, careers and professionsWorkingClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
Translations of “walk of life”
in Chinese (Traditional) 各行各業, 各個社會階層…
in Russian сфера деятельности, занятие…
in Turkish toplumdaki yer, iş, meslek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 各行各业, 各个社会阶层…
in Polish zawód, środowisko…
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