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Leases & Life

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Lease ON or OF Life?

Poll ended at Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:07 pm

ON
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OF
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Neither, It's Leash!
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Total votes : 4

Leases & Life

Postby Slava » Wed Jun 25, 2008 11:07 pm

So, is it:

Lease on life

or

Lease of life

?

As in, a new one.
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Postby Perry » Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:58 am

I've only ever heard new lease on life. Of course, that only makes it correct in my eyes.
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Postby Stargzer » Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:53 pm

Lease on, bruthuh!
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Postby bnjtokyo » Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:31 am

I would only say "lease on"

"I have a one-year lease on my Lexis"
"The landlord cancelled the lease on my apartment"

I can think of no context in which I would say "lease of"

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Postby sluggo » Sat Jul 05, 2008 11:25 am

Life is a lease?? After all this I don't own it? :x
Will they replace defective parts?
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Postby Stargzer » Sat Jul 05, 2008 12:20 pm

sluggo wrote:Life is a lease?? After all this I don't own it? :x
Will they replace defective parts?


'Fraid not--there's no warranty. You can of course purchase a warranty (it's called Health Insurance), but even it never covers all possibilities.
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