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live for sth/sb

verb uk phrasal verb with live   /lɪv/ us  
B2 to have something or someone as the most important thing in your life: She just lives for music.
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Translations of “live for sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…而活著…
in Russian жить ради чего-либо/кого-либо…
in Turkish birisi/bir şey için yaşamak, hayatını adamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…而活着…
in Polish żyć dla czegoś/kogoś…
(Definition of live for sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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