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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theylive down
he/she/itlives down
present participleliving down
past tenselived down
past participlelived down
  1. [usually in negatives] to make people forget about something embarrassing or silly that you have done

    All the girls in my class are going except me! I’ll never live it down!

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a hatred of certain sounds, such as sniffling, mouth noises, breathing or lip smacking

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