live on borrowed time Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “live on borrowed time” in the English Dictionary

"live on borrowed time" in British English

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live on borrowed time

to ​continueliving after a ​point at which you might ​easily have ​died: Since his ​cancer was ​diagnosed, he ​feels as if he's ​living on ​borrowedtime. to ​continue to ​existlonger than ​expected: It is ​unlikely that ​seriousdecisions will made by a ​CEOliving on ​borrowedtime.
(Definition of live on borrowed time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “live on borrowed time”
in Chinese (Simplified) 活过寿限, 在预期期限之后继续存在…
in Chinese (Traditional) 活過壽限, 在預期期限之後繼續存在…
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“live on borrowed time” in British English

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