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1(surroundings/home) lujosothey led a luxurious existence — llevaban una vida de lujo
- He said a luxurious hotel complete with casino would bring a touch of class back to the seafront and draw in thousands of tourists.
- They lead a comfortable and luxurious life without anyone disturbing them.
- As he got older, his boats became faster and probably more expensive and luxurious.
- Some of the boats are luxurious and expensive but take you to the top dive locations in Indonesia.
- It was one of the most luxurious hotel rooms we've ever stayed in.
- The luxurious boutique hotel is just five minutes from Oxford Street, in an area renowned for its lively atmosphere.
- Mark had prepared a computer terminal in one of the luxurious hotel rooms.
- All are comfortable, rather than luxurious, and some are decorated in a slightly offbeat way.
- After a relaxing meal we enjoyed a comfortable night in the luxurious Luxmore Hotel.
- He complained about the chessboard - a luxurious marble slab crafted by Iceland's finest mason.
- It will give him further notoriety, another big payday and more nights at luxurious hotels than he cares to contemplate.
- All the cars, within the garden and outside were of the most luxurious, most elegant and latest models.
- To the south is the wide long beach Harmanite, surrounded by luxurious new hotels and condominiums.
- Each suite has a sitting area and luxurious Italian marble bathroom.
- It is now a residence of the former rulers and part of it has been transformed into a luxurious five-star hotel.
- Its luxurious and elegant interior has been refurbished and is a highlight of the museum.
- Yesterday afternoon I went along to the luxurious Merrion Hotel for a very grand tea party.
- Of course, the rich are not affected, they will celebrate the change of the year in luxurious hotels or abroad.
- The furniture in her room was as luxurious and expensive as the furniture in the lobby.
- The first symptoms emerged after the couple had enjoyed a celebratory dinner and drink at the luxurious Plaza Hotel.
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