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English definition of “live with sth”

live with sth

phrasal verb with live     /lɪv/ verb
to accept a difficult or unpleasant situation: I can't change the situation so I'm going to have to learn to live with it.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of live with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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