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quality of life

This page is about the collocation quality of life

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

the level of personal satisfaction, happiness and health in somebody's life

For example

  • We made less money after moving to the countryside, but our quality of life improved a lot.

  • A country's progress is gauged by measuring its people's quality of life as well as their standard of living.

Note:
The related collocation "standard of living" only refers to income and material wealth.

Quick Quiz

Which seriously affects our quality of life?

a. the quality of the air we breathe

b. the quality of the watch we wear

c. the quality of the wine we drink

Contributor: Matt Errey