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Translation of "live" - English-Spanish dictionary

live

verb /liv/
to have life; to be alive vivir a threat to virtually everything that lives on the planet.
to survive sobrevivir The doctors say he is very ill, but they think he will live. It was difficult to believe that she had lived through such an experience.
to have one’s home or dwelling (in a particular place) vivir She lives next to the church. They went to live in Bristol / in a huge house.
to pass (one’s life) vivir He lived a life of luxury. She lives in fear of being attacked.
(with by) to make enough money etc to feed and house oneself vivir de He lives by fishing.
-lived
having (a certain type of) life de vida… a short-lived career as a boxer.
living adjective
having life; being alive vivo a living creature The aim of the project was to discover if there was anything living on Mars.
now alive vivo Many consider him to be the greatest living artist.
living room noun
the room of a house etc in which the occupants of the house usually sit during their leisure time. sala de estar
live-in adjective
living in the same place with a sexual partner without being married to him/her pareja de hecho a live-in partner/boyfriend.
live and let live
to tolerate other people’s actions and expect them to tolerate one’s own. vive y deja vivir
live down phrasal verb
to live through the shame of (a foolish act etc) till it is forgotten lograr que se olvide It would be a long time until he could live down such an embarrassing incident.
live in/out phrasal verb
to have one’s home at, away from, the place where one works estar internado/no estar internado All the hotel staff live in The nurse chose to live out.
live on phrasal verb
to keep oneself alive by eating sobrevivir He lives on fish and potatoes.
to be supported (financially) by vivir con He lives on $40 a week.
live up to phrasal verb
to behave in a manner worthy of cumplir con He found it difficult to live up to his reputation as a hero.
(with)in living memory
within a period recent enough to be remembered by someone still alive hasta donde la memoria alcanza It was the worst harvest in living memory.
(Definition of live from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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