Learn useful phrasal verbs with LIVE with their meaning and examples.
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- Meaning: Get used to something shameful
- Example: He has never been able to live down his electoral defeat.
- Meaning: Survive by consuming only a certain thing or things
- Example: When I was a student, I lived off baked potatoes.
- Meaning: Survive solely by consuming a certain thing
- Example: When he was in the rainforest, he lived on bugs and rainwater.
- Meaning: Endure
- Example: Her memory lives on in our hearts.
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- Meaning: Not reside on the premises of one’s employer
- Example: Our nanny used to live out, but now she lives with us.
- Meaning: Live some distance away or outside of a town/city
- Example: I used to live out west.
- Meaning: Fulfil or act out a dream or fantasy or aspiration
- Example: Jackie is going to fashion school to live out her dream of becoming a fashion designer.
- Meaning: Pass time or to pass the remainder of one’s life
- Example: He is paying $200,000 a year to live out his days on a cruise liner.
- Meaning: Survive a difficult period or event
- Example: My grandfather lived through the Great Depression.
- Meaning: Fulfil the expectations placed upon
- Example: She never lived up to her reputation.
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