1. Ever since the husband died the family have been living a financially difficult life.2. Ever since my wife left me for another man I have been living days as if they were years.
 live a difficult life live days as if they were years度日如年比喻日子不好過，白話的翻出即可.
I contrast to the rugged impression of denim, the carefully selected flannel fabric features a delicate, soft texture. Flannel brings out a city woman's delicate taste in clothes.