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live on

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlive on phrasal verb1 SURVIVEif something lives on, it continues to exist Alice’s memory will live on.2 live on something to have a particular amount of money to buy food and other necessary things I don’t know how they manage to live on £55 a week. the number of families who live on benefits3 live on something to eat a lot of a particular type of food They live on bread and potatoes. He practically lives on fish and chips! live→ See Verb table
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live onHow much do you need to live on?$35,000 a year sounds like a lot of money, but it's scarcely enough to live on in New York.
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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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