A new lease on /of life
Posted by Bob on November 09, 2001
In Reply to: A new lease on /of life posted by Neil Frowe on November 08, 2001
: A new lease on life seems to make sense, suggesting that life is once again yours to occupy, like a property. Why then is it always quoted as a new lease of life? Any sources, folks?
Never heard "of" over these past 58 years. Always "on."