To reach the threshold of exceptional progress there would also need to be some extra element to show that the lifer had done good works for the benefit of others.
His career as a Colgate lifer illustrates the company's determination to constantly strengthen its management bench through a combination of global job opportunities and personal development.
The rest of us are just sort of lifer musician-types.
One long-term lifer, a woman in fact, told me once that she never met a lifer in her time in prison who didn't approve of capital punishment.
He is a baseball lifer who enjoys the mental challenge of catching.
A fire department captain, a lifer who would do 33 years before retiring to a Florida golf course, he used days off to tee it up.
The diversity of designs would make the prison tattoos of a lifer in a Russian jail look as if he didn't have much time on his hands.
You will be treated as a discretionary lifer .
It reports that the lifer population in U.S. prisons has more than tripled in the past two decades.
The fact that a decision to change the category of a lifer has not been made does not prevent the prisoner being moved.