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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (reside)abitare, vivere vi
 Luca lives on the second floor.
 Luca abita al secondo piano.
live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (manage one's life)vivere vi
 Two full time jobs is no way to live.
 Con due lavori a tempo pieno non c'è tempo per vivere.
live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be alive)essere vivo vi
  vivere vi
 The king is not dead! He lives!
 Il re non è morto! È vivo!
live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (remain alive)essere vivo vi
  vivere vi
  vivere
 Yes, he still lives. He must be ninety years old.
 Sì, è ancora vivo. Dovrebbe avere novant'anni.
live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (exist)esistere vi
 Cockroaches have lived for millions of years.
 Gli scarafaggi esistono da milioni di anni.
live adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (living)vivo agg
 We bought live crabs for dinner.
 Abbiamo comprato granchi vivi per cena.
live advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (perform: in front of people)dal vivo loc agg
   (TV, radio)in diretta loc avv
 The comedian loved performing live.
 Al comico piaceva recitare dal vivo.
 
Additional Translations
live adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (coals: burning)ardente agg
 Don't touch the coals from the fire; they are still live.
 Non toccare i carboni del fuoco, sono ancora ardenti.
live adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (weapons)carico agg
 In training, the army uses blanks instead of live ammunition.
 Durante le esercitazioni l'esercito usa le cartucce invece di munizioni cariche.
live adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (electrical: with current)carico agg
 Don't touch the wires; they are still live with electricity.
 Non toccare i fili; sono ancora carichi di elettricità.
live adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (broadcast: direct)in diretta loc avv
 Is this broadcast live or pre-recorded?
 Questa trasmissione è in diretta o è registrata?
live adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sports: in play)in gioco loc agg
 The ball was still live because it had not gone out of bounds.
 La palla era ancora in gioco perché non era uscita dal campo.
live adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (audience: present at performance)traduzione non disponibile
 The comedian loved performing in front of a live audience.
live advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (broadcast: direct)traduzione non disponibile
 We are broadcasting live from the scene of the protest.
live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (subsist)vivere vi
  sopravvivere vi
 Many people around the world live on less than a dollar per day.
 Molte persone al mondo vivono con meno di un dollaro al giorno.
live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (enjoy life)  (godere la vita)vivere vi
 You can't work all your life; you have to live!
 Non puoi lavorare tutta la vita; devi anche vivere!
live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (live in some manner)vivere vtr
 Many monks live a Spartan life.
 Molti monaci vivono una vita spartana.
live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (cohabit)  (abitare)vivere vi
 The brothers live together.
 I fratelli vivono insieme.
live [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (experience)rivivere vtr
 He still lives the war in his imagination.
 Nella sua immaginazione rivive la guerra.
live [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (way of life)  (condurre l'esistenza)vivere vtr
 He lives a moral life, as he speaks a moral life.
 Vive una vita morale così come la predica.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
go live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be broadcast directly, go on air)andare in diretta vi
 The new website went live last week.
live again   (vivere ancora)rivivere v
live alone viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (not cohabit)abitare da soli vi
 After many years of flat-sharing, it is a luxury to live alone.
 Dopo tanti anni in cui sono stato in appartamento con dei coinquilini, abitare da soli è un vero lusso.
live and breathe [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be passionately interested in [sth])vivere solo per vi
 When I was a teenager I lived and breathed ballet. Her boyfriend lives and breathes football; nothing else seems to interest him.
 Quando ero adolescente vivevo solo per il ballo.
  vivere di, vivere di pane e ... vi
 Suo fratello vive di calcio, sembra che non lo interessi nient'altro.
live and learn v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (gain knowledge and experience)  (imparare dall'esperienza)vivi e impara
   (idiomatico)s'impara ogni giorno qualcosa di nuovo
 Live and learn is my motto; we all learn from our own mistakes.
 Il mio motto è vivi e impara: apprendiamo sempre qualcosa dai nostri errori.
live and let live v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be tolerant of others)  (idiomatico)vivi e lascia vivere!
  essere tollerante, lasciare qlcn in pace
 Those two men used to fight a lot, but now they have decided to live and let live.
 Quei due uomini litigavano un sacco, ma adesso hanno deciso di lasciarsi in pace a vicenda.
live apart vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (not cohabit)vivere separati vi
 They are still married, but they live apart, in different towns.
 Sono ancora sposati, ma adesso vivono separati, in città diverse.
live as husband and wife v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (cohabit as a couple)vivere come una coppia di fatto, vivere come marito e moglie
   (legale, latino)vivere more uxorio
 They might as well be married; they live together as husband and wife.
 È come se fossero sposati: vivono assieme come marito e moglie.
live at vi + prep (reside at)  (a casa altrui)abitare da, abitare a casa di, vivere da vi
 George lives at his mom's house because he is not able to afford an apartment for himself yet.
 Giorgio abita da sua madre perché non può permettersi un appartamento da solo.
live broadcast   (televisiva)diretta nf
live by [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (take as a rule for life)vivere vi
  vita nf
 Never give up is a good rule to live by if you hope to have success in life. .
 Mai darsi per vinti è una buona regola di vita se si vuole avere successo.
live by [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (use for survival)vivere di qlcs vi
live center USpunta girevole
live [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (embarrassment: get over)smetterla di sentirsi imbarazzato per, non essere più imbarazzato per vi
 His friends ensured that he could never live down the day he accidentally wore his sister's pants.
 Secondo i suoi amici non smise mai di sentirsi imbarazzato per il giorno in cui indossò per sbaglio le mutande della sorella.
live fast v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (behave recklessly)vivere freneticamente, vivere in maniera spericolata vi
live for [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (take as one's reason for living)vivere per vi
live for today v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (make the most of the moment)vivere per l'oggi
  vivere senza pensare al domani
live forever v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be immortal, never die)vivere per sempre, vivere in eterno vi
 Elvis è morto molti anni fa, ma vivrà per sempre nel cuore dei suoi fan.
live forever v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be enduring)essere eterno, essere imperituro
  non morire mai, non tramontare mai
 Classic movies like "Casablanca" will live forever in the hearts of movie-goers. Elvis died years ago but to the fans who still listen to his music, he will live forever.
  Il suo amore per lei è imperituro, non la dimenticherà mai.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
live from hand to mouth
live hand to mouth
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be poor)  (in povertà)alla giornata avv
 Though they appeared wealthy, they actually lived from hand to mouth.
 Sembrano benestanti, ma in realtà vivono alla giornata.
live hard v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (behave recklessly and decadently)vivere intensamente, vivere in modo spericolato vi
 Rock stars are known for living hard and dying young.
 Le rock star sono note per vivere intensamente e morire giovani.
live high v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (live extravagantly)vivere nell'agiatezza, vivere nel lusso vi
 They lived high while in Thailand because everything was so cheap there.
 Vivevano nell'agiatezza quando stavano in Thailandia perché era tutto meno caro.
live in vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (reside in your workplace)  (abitante sul luogo di lavoro stesso)residente agg
 The hotel staff live in so they don't have to travel home after work.
  Una volta, per le famiglie più abbienti era normale avere del personale di servizio residente.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
live in peace v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (coexist harmoniously)vivere in pace, vire in armonia
 Can't you just live in peace with your neighbors?
live in poverty v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be very poor)vivere in povertà vi
 Half the world lives in poverty while the other half throws away good food.
 Metà popolazione mondiale vive in povertà e l'altra metà spreca il cibo.
live it up v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." slang (lead hedonistic life)  (informale)godersela vtr
 Live it up while you are still young and beautiful.
 Goditela finché sei ancora giovane e bella.
live it up v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." slang (celebrate extravagantly)festeggiare vi
   (informale)fare baldoria vtr
 It's all right to live it up once in a while; a few beers won't hurt you.
 Non c'è niente di male a festeggiare una volta ogni tanto; bere qualche birra non ti farà nulla.
live load carico inesploso
live music nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (performance by musicians)musica live, esibizione live nf
  concerto live nm
 There's something special about seeing live music instead of just listening to a recording.
 C'è qualcosa di speciale nel vedere un'esibizione live piuttosto che ascoltare semplicemente una registrazione.
live oak   (bot.)leccio nm
live oak elce
live off [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (survive on, be supported by)  (fonti di reddito)vivere di, vivere con vi
 The widow lives off her late husband's pension and Social Security checks.
 La vedova vive della pensione di reversibilità del marito e di assegni sociali.
live off of vivere di
live on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (use for money)vivere di qlcs vi
 My mother gives me a monthly allowance but it's not enough to live on.
live on vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (continue to exist indefinitely)continuare a vivere, vivere per sempre vi
 Although a great performer has died today, his memory will live on.
 Oggi è morto un grande artista, ma il suo ricordo continuerà a vivere.
live on borrowed time v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (have limited time left)  (idiomatico)avere i giorni contati vtr
 If you continue to smoke, soon you'll be living on borrowed time.
live on [sth] alone v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have [sth] as only sustenance)vivere di solo... vi
 Man cannot live on bread alone.
 Non si vive di solo pane.
live on the edge v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (take risks)vivere sul filo del rasoio
live on your own v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not share one's accommodation)vivere da solo, vivere per conto proprio vi
 After living on his own for many years, he has moved back in with his parents.
 Dopo aver vissuto da solo per tanti anni, è tornato a stare con i suoi genitori.
live or die vivere o morire
live out [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (live for the duration of)vivere, trascorrere vtr
 She lived out her last years in the same small town.
 Ha trascorso i suoi ultimi anni nella stessa cittadina.
live out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." US (domestic, etc; not reside in house of employer)  (personale domestico)vivere fuori, non essere residente vi
live out [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (enact, fulfill)realizzare vtr
 He urged his students to live out their dreams.
live performance rappresentazione dal vivo, spettacolo dal vivo nf
live show nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tv, radio: live broadcast)trasmissione in diretta, programma in diretta
 I prefer edited programs rather than live shows.
 Piuttosto delle trasmissioni in diretta preferisco quelle registrate.
live show nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stage: live performance)spettacolo dal vivo
 This tape was recorded at his live show in New York.
 Questo nastro è stato registrato durante il suo spettacolo dal vivo a New York.
live simply v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (avoid extravagant spending)  (senza lussi)vivere in modo semplice vi
 If you lived simply you wouldn't have to work such long hours.
 Se vivessi in modo semplice non dovresti lavorare così tanto.
live steam vapore vivo
live the high life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (have a luxurious lifestyle)fare la bella vita, vivere nel lusso vi
 Ever since he won the lottery he's been living the high life.
 Da quando ha vinto alla lotteria, vive nel lusso.
live through [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (experience or endure)  (vivere un evento)vedere vtr
  vivere sulla propria pelle vtr
 Our grandparents lived through the War and know what it is like to lose everything.
 I nostri nonni hanno visto la guerra e sanno cosa significa perdere tutto.
live through it v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US (experience or endure [sth])superare, farcela vtr
 Don't worry - times are hard because of the recession but you'll live through it.
 Non preoccuparti, sono tempi duri per via della recessione ma ce la farai.
live ticker nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (scrolling news bulletin)live ticker
Nota: Notiziario video o web aggiornato in tempo reale
live to eat vivere per mangiare
live together vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (cohabit)convivere, vivere insieme, vivere assieme vi
 A year after they started dating, they decided to live together.
 Si frequentavano già da due anni quando hanno deciso di andare a convivere.
live up fare la bella vita
live up to [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (be as good as)essere all'altezza vi
 She made every effort to live up to her ideals.
 Ce la metteva tutta per essere all'altezza dei propri ideali.
live up to [sb]'s expectation
live up to expectations
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be as good as anticipated)essere all'altezza delle aspettative vi
 I fear I will never live up to my parents' expectations.
 Temo che non sarò mai all'altezza delle aspettative dei miei genitori.
live up to your billing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be as good as expected)essere all'altezza delle aspettative vi
 Let's hope their new player lives up to his billing and scores a few goals!
live upon vivere alle spalle
live well v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be comfortably well off)vivere bene, passarsela bene vi
 We're not rich, but we live well.
 Non siamo ricchi, ma ce la passiamo bene.
live wire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cable carrying electricity)  (elettricità)cavo sotto tensione nm
 CAUTION: LIVE WIRES OVERHEAD. Always assume that a fallen wire is a live wire.
 ATTENZIONE: CAVI SOTTO TENSIONE IN ALTO.
live wire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (lively, outgoing person)attivo, vivace, pieno di vita agg
 That kid is such a live wire! He never stays still!
 Quel bambino è così vivace, non sta mai fermo!
live with [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (cohabit, live under same roof as: [sb])abitare con, abitare insieme a, coabitare con vi
 I once lived with someone who would never wash the dishes.
 Una volta ho abitato insieme a uno che non voleva mai lavare i piatti.
live with [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (accept or endure: [sth])  (accettare)convivere con vi
 His disease is incurable - he'll just have to live with it.
 La sua malattia è incurabile; dovrà conviverci.
live with it rassegnarsi
live with it convivere
live with it colloquial  (starci colloq)accettare v
live without [sth/sb] vi + prep (be deprived of: [sth] or [sb])vivere senza vtr
live-in adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (residing in your workplace)che abita nella casa in cui lavora agg
  convivente agg
 My mother is disabled and has to have a live-in carer.
live-in partner convivente nmf
long life to live lunga vita da vivere
Long live exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (cheer in support)  (esclamazione di supporto)viva …!, lunga vita a …!
 The crowd shouted with one voice: "Long live the king!".
 La folla gridò all'unisono: "Lunga vita al re!".
place to live posto per vivere
to live like a pig vivere come un maiale v
where you live dove vivi
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