Meaning: someone who makes one very happy.
Example: Because he was there with him through everything, he saw him as the light of his life. Read on
Meaning: to exhaust someone's energies or resources by leading a hectic life.
Example: Since starting my new job, I have been burning the candle at both ends. Read on
Meaning: extremely quick
Example: At recess, the boys and girls run lightning fast. Read on
Meaning: Doing something regularly regardless of the circumstances.
Example: My brother is an early riser, but he runs at sunrise, come rain or shine. Read on
Meaning: during the daytime
Example: Politicians strongly condemn corruption and nepotism during political rallies, yet they go ahead and misuse public resources in broad daylight. Read on
Meaning: because of
Example: In light of what happened last week, please take care on the escalators. Read on
Meaning: to treat something as if it isn't important
Example: You need to stop making light of this situation. You could be in serious trouble. Read on
Meaning: when something seems unlikely to happen
Example: The technological advancement like flying cars is light years away. Read on
Meaning: to take it easy
Example: Just lighten up! Everything will be fine. Read on
Meaning: the time when the light begins to appear in the morning
Example: The search for the missing children will continue at first light. Read on
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