English version

live something ↔ down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlive something ↔ down phrasal verbif someone does not live something down, people never forget about it and never stop laughing at them for it She’ll never live that down! live→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
live downHow would I ever live this down?Three local anglers had been watching the pantomime with great enjoyment, and I have yet to live it down.We got away with it somehow, but it took a long time to live that one down.A man who lives several houses down found some one in his yard and called the police.We can not live without it up there, and we can not live with it down here.He lives mostly down in Bloomfield Hills now.She has college girls living with her down there.I shall not live it down when I get to the office.
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Verb table
live
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylive
he, she, itlives
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylived
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave lived
he, she, ithas lived
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad lived
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill live
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have lived
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam living
he, she, itis living
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you, we, theyare living
Past
I, he, she, itwas living
you, we, theywere living
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been living
he, she, ithas been living
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been living
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be living
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been living
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