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live to tell the tale

to successfully deal with or continue to live despite a difficult situation or experience: We had a horrific journey, 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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