Meaning of “live with sb” in the English Dictionary

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"live with sb" in British English

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live with sb

phrasal verb with live uk /lɪv/ us /lɪv/ verb

B2 to share a home with someone and have a sexual relationship with them although you are not married


  • I've been living with Geoff for four years.
  • He loves Shelly, but he doesn't want to live with her.
  • I lived with David for two years before we got married.
  • Is Charlotte living with Peter?
  • Greg lived with Harry until his death.

(Definition of “live with sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)