live adj., adv.

VERBS appear, be, play He appeared live on the Song and Dance Show. Is the show live or recorded? The band have never played this song live before. | come to sb, go out This programme comes to you live from the Albert Hall. In those days the broadcasts all went out live. | be broadcast, be screened, be shown, be televised, be transmitted The match will be televised live this evening. | be recorded The CD was recorded live at a concert given last year.

live adj., adv.

VERBS appear, be, play He appeared live on the Song and Dance Show. Is the show live or recorded? The band have never played this song live before. | come to sb, go out This programme comes to you live from the Albert Hall. In those days the broadcasts all went out live. | be broadcast, be screened, be shown, be televised, be transmitted The match will be televised live this evening. | be recorded The CD was recorded live at a concert given last year.

live adj., adv.

VERBS appear, be, play He appeared live on the Song and Dance Show. Is the show live or recorded? The band have never played this song live before. | come to sb, go out This programme comes to you live from the Albert Hall. In those days the broadcasts all went out live. | be broadcast, be screened, be shown, be televised, be transmitted The match will be televised live this evening. | be recorded The CD was recorded live at a concert given last year.

live verb

1 in a place

ADV. alone | together She disapproves of unmarried couples living together. | apart The couple have lived apart for two years.

VERB + LIVE come to, go to We went to live in London when I was three.

PREP. among living among the people of this remote island | in He lives in Manchester. | near She lives quite near here. | with I still live with my mum.

PHRASES a place to live young couples looking for a place to live

2 be alive

ADV. longer Women live longer than men in general. | forever Who wants to live forever? I don't. | happily (ever after) All she wanted was to get married and live happily ever after. | amicably, harmoniously, peaceably the need to live as harmoniously as possible with everyone else | well Most of the people live very well, with nice houses and plenty to eat. | frugally, modestly They lived frugally off a diet of porridge and lentils. | vicariously She tried to live vicariously through her children.

PREP. in Many of the people live in poverty and misery. | through She lived through two world wars. | with living with Aids

PHRASES (for) as long as you live I shall remember this day for as long as I live. | learn to live with sth learning to live with disability | live a life of sth He's now living a life of luxury in Australia. | live to (be) 80, 90, etc., live to the age of 80, 90, etc. She lived to the age of 95. | the world we live in teaching children about the world we live in

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