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be alive and well/kicking

C2 to ​continue to ​live or ​exist and be ​full of ​energy: She said she'd ​seen him last ​week and he was alive and ​kicking. C2 to ​continue to be ​popular or ​successful: Despite ​rumours to the ​contrary, ​feminism is alive and well. Traditional ​jazz is still alive and ​kicking in New Orleans.
(Definition of be alive and well/kicking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be alive and well/kicking”
in Chinese (Simplified) 好端端活着/活蹦乱跳, 继续流行, 长盛不衰…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好端端活著/活蹦亂跳, 繼續流行, 長盛不衰…
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