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Inflexiones de 'vivir' (n): mpl: vivires

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Principal Translations
vivir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (tener vida)live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Las personas no pueden vivir sin oxígeno.
vivir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (residir)live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Juan vive en Madrid.
vivir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (experimentar)live through vtr + prep
  experience vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Durante el terremoto los habitantes vivieron momentos de pánico.
 
Additional Translations
vivir nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (forma de vida)lifestyle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  way of life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Disfrutaba de un lujoso vivir.
vivir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (mantenerse)live viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  exist, survive viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Muchas personas viven de la caridad.
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Compound Forms:
aquí nos tocó vivir exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (conformarse)this is where we ended up living v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
comenzar a vivir loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (disfrutar de la vida)start to enjoy life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ganas de vivir desire to live nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  will to live nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
irse a vivir loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (mudarse, cambiarse)go to live v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
irse a vivir a go to live in v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
mujer de mal vivir nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (prostituta)call girl nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Antes de ser emperatriz, Teodora de Bizancio fue una mujer de mal vivir.
no dejar vivir loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (importunar, fastidiar)not let live v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  make life difficult for, make life hell for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Maléfica es una amargada que no deja vivir a los demás.
tocar vivir get to live, be your turn to live v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tocarle a uno vivir be your turn to live v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
traer a alguien a vivir contigo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (habitar con alguien)bring [sb] to live with you v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Si yo fuera Romeo, traería a Julieta a vivir conmigo.
un sin vivir on tenterhooks advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
una manera de vivir a way of living nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
vive y deja vivir live and let live v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir a cuerpo de rey live like a king v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  live it large v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir al día loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (no ahorrar)live hand to mouth v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir al extremo live to the max v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir al hilo del mundo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (seguir a la mayoría)follow the crowd, go with the flow v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  do what everybody else does v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (formal)follow suit v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Esa mujer siempre vive al hilo del mundo; no tiene personalidad.
vivir al margen loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (no estar integrado en la sociedad)live on the edge v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir algo en carne propia loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (experimentarlo por uno mismo)experience it personally. experience it yourself v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir bajo el mismo techo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (compartir vivienda)live under the same roof v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Estaremos viviendo un mes bajo el mismo techo; a ver si aguantamos.
 We'll be living under the same roof for a month; let's see if we can take it.
vivir bien live well v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir cerca de live close to vtr + prep
vivir como un cura live like a king v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  live a life of Riley v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir como un rey live like a king v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir cómodo live comfortably v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir con desahogo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (sin falta de dinero)be well off v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Con el dinero de la herencia vivieron con desahogo una buena temporada.
 With the money from the inheritance, they were well off for a good while.
vivir con estilo live stylishly vi + adv
vivir con ilusión loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (con sueños)live with high hopes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir de live by, live off of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir de alguien live with [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir de espaldas a algo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (negarse a ver algo)deny the truth about [sth], refuse to accept [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir de espaldas a la realidad loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (evadirse del mundo)turn a blind eye to reality v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (figurative)bury your head in the sand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir de ilusiones live on dreams v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir de la música live off music v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir de las rentas,
vivir de sus rentas
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial (del rendimiento de algo)live off income, live off private income, live off interest v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Los herederos no tienen que trabajar: viven de las rentas.
vivir de rentas live off investments v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir del aire live off nothing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir del cuento loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial, desaprobación (vivir sin trabajar) (other people)sponge off of others v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (in ease)live off the fat of the land v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (trickery)live by your wits v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Lleva toda su vida viviendo del cuento.
vivir del recuerdo live off your memories v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir del trabajo earn a living v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  work for a living v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir el cambio live the change v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir el momento live in the moment v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en comunidad live in a community, commune with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en concubinato cohabitate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
vivir en el quinto infierno (vivir muy lejos) (figurative)live in the boonies, live in the middle of nowhere v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (literally)live very far away v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en la abundancia be well-to-do, be affluent vi + adj
vivir en las nubes loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ser muy distraído)have your head in the clouds v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (colloquial)live in cloud-cuckoo land v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No se entera de nada porque vive en las nubes.
vivir en las nubes loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ser soñador) (colloquial)live in cloud-cuckoo land v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Todo eso que dices suena muy bonito pero me parece que vives en las nubes.
vivir en otro mundo live in another world v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en pareja live as a couple v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en paz loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (no tener conflictos)live in peace v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en paz con live in peace with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en pecado live in sin v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en sociedad live in society v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en un círculo vicioso loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (estar atrapado)live in a vicious cycle v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir en una burbuja live in a bubble v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir entre luces y sombras live among lights and shadows v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir juntos live together v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir la fantasía exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (disfrutar de los sueños)live the fantasy vtr + n
  (sometimes said sarcastically)live the dream vtr + n
 * "I'm living the dream," the ditchdigger said.
vivir la vida live your life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir la vida a mi manera exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (vivir libremente)live life your own way, live your life your way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tienes que vivir la vida a tu manera; no puedes dejar que tus padres decidan por ti.
 You have to live your life your own way: you can't let your parents decide for you.
vivir lo mejor que se puede loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (disfrutar la vida)live as well as possible v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  live as well as you can v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Ahorraron toda su vida; ahora viven lo mejor que se puede.
 They saved all their lives and now they live as well as possible.
vivir lo mejor que se puede loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (con comodidades)live as well as possible v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  live as well as you can v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Aunque gana poco, siempre hace por vivir lo mejor que se puede.
 Even though he doesn't earn much, he does everything to live as well as possible.
vivir lo nuestro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (vivir nuestra historia) (colloquial)do our thing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  live our own way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir para live to, live for vi + prep
vivir para contarlo,
vivir para contarla
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial (sobrevivir) (survive)live to tell the tale v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tuvo un accidente en la moto y vivió para contarlo.
 He had a motorcycle accident and lived to tell the tale.
vivir para siempre loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (vivir eternamente)live forever v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir para trabajar live to work v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir para ver live to see v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir por live for vi + prep
vivir por encima de las posibilidades,
vivir por encima de sus posibilidades
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(endeudarse) (go into debt)live beyond your means v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Juan vive por encima de sus posibilidades: gasta más de lo que gana.
 Juan lives beyond his means: he spends more than he earns.
vivir sin live without vi + prep
vivir su vida live your life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir tranquilo live quietly, live peacefully v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir un drama experience drama, have drama in your life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir un sueño live a dream v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir una experiencia have an experience v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vivir y dejar vivir loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (no inmiscuirse)live and let live v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  let sleeping dogs lie v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Respeta las decisiones de los demás; vive y deja vivir.
vivo sin vivir en mí I live, but within myself am not alive v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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