live verb (BE ALIVE)
She lived on well into her 90s. 她一直活到了90多歲。
- Mrs Jones is failing fast, and the doctor doesn't think she'll live much longer.
- Few people live beyond the age of a hundred.
- The study found that men who were married lived longer than those who were not.
- All animals have to eat in order to live.
- Her joy at the birth of her son was tinged with sadness that her father had not lived to see him.
live verb (HAVE A HOME)
live in, at, etc.
- She went to live abroad after the break-up of her marriage.
- Do you know the people who live at No. 17?
- I don't like the idea of living so far away from my family.
- It's very convenient that you live near the office.
- We live on a quiet road.
live verb (SPEND LIFE)
After a while you get used to living alone. 過一段時間你會適應一個人生活的。
The TV's broken - we'll just have to live without (= not have) it for a while. 電視機壞了 ——這段時間我們只好不看電視了。
- He likes to live dangerously.
- I quite like wine but I could live without it.
- You can't expect to live in a continual state of marital bliss.
- We live in a toughly competitive world.
- She's miserable living on her own.
live verb (STAY ALIVE)
She has an inheritance to live off (US also live off of) so she doesn't need to work. 她可以靠遺産生活，不必工作。
- They have to steal to live.
- He lives by catching fish.
- They live off the proceeds from selling the palace.
- He lives off other people's kindness.
- They lived by gathering nuts and seeds.
live verb (CONTINUE)
live verb (INTERESTING LIFE)
live adjective (HAVING LIFE)
- They transport live cattle across the country.
- The place was full of live rats.
- He said he'd seen a live dinosaur.
- He uses live insects as bait.
- She carries a live snake round her neck.
live adjective (AS IT HAPPENS)
a live recording 現場錄音
- I saw the Rolling Stones live.
- I wish I had seen Maria Callas live.
- The concert was broadcast live from New York.
- The show was recorded in front of a live audience.
- The stunt was filmed live.
live adjective (ELECTRICITY)
live adjective (ABLE TO EXPLODE)