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Meaning of “live to tell the tale” in the English Dictionary

"live to tell the tale" in British English

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live to tell the tale

to ​successfullydeal with or ​continue to live ​despite a ​difficultsituation or ​experience: We had a ​horrificjourney, but we ​lived to ​tell the ​tale.
(Definition of live to tell the tale from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “live to tell the tale”
in Chinese (Simplified) 熬过来,挺过来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熬過來,挺過來…
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