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Meaning of “live and let live” in the English Dictionary

"live and let live" in British English

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live and let live

said to ​mean that ​people should ​accept the way other ​people live and ​behave, ​especially if they do things in a different way
(Definition of live and let live from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"live and let live" in American English

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live and let live

to ​accept things as they are and not ​try to ​change them: We ​think the ​bestapproach to having ​wolves here is to live and ​let live.
(Definition of live and let live from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “live and let live”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自己活也让别人活, 互相宽容…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自己活也讓別人活, 互相寬容…
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