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To live in a particular way - synonyms or related words

drop out

to decide not to have an ordinary job or life because you do not want to be part of society



if you follow a profession or way of life, you do that job or spend your life in that way

go without

to live without something that you need or would like to have



to live your life in a particular way



to have a particular kind of life



to keep yourself alive in a particular way

live by

to behave according to a particular set of beliefs or principles

live on

to have a particular amount of money to buy the things that you need to live

live out your life

to spend the rest or part of your life in a particular place or situation



to be able to live with only a limited amount of money



mainly American

to share a room, flat, or house with one or more people

end your days

to spend the last part of your life in a particular place or condition

live a lie

to spend your life hiding the truth about yourself or your feelings

live from day to day

to deal with things as they happen without thinking about the future

live in the past

to have old-fashioned attitudes

live like a king

to live in a very comfortable way, with a lot more money than you need

live off the land

to live on whatever food you can get by hunting, finding fruit, or growing vegetables

live by/on your wits

to have no real job but make the money that you need by being clever or dishonest

rough it

to live without things that you usually live with, for example water or electricity

be/live in each other’s pockets

to not have enough space to live with each other in a way that is comfortable

survive on something

to manage to live with only a small amount of money, food, water etc


sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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