walk of life
noun pl. walks of lifeThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An occupation, profession, or social class: People from all walks of life supported the cause.
walk of life - Phrases/Idioms
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A trade, profession, or occupation, as in He'll do well in whatever walk of life he chooses. This expression uses walk in the sense of “line of work.” [c. 1800]