Phrases with the verb "to live"

Examples of verb "to live" in the Conditional Tense

Live (Conditional)

All that he insisted upon was, that he would not live in the same town or county with one who had been guilty of such an action.

And he had felt somehow that although other men would live their day and die, the Joyners were a race apart, not subject to this law.

So many unearthly sights and sounds had been reported thereabout that nobody would live there.

Later the race would again face death, yet would live through another forward migration of its best minds into the bodies of others who had a longer physical span ahead of them.

His mind was made up: he would not live on in his body slaying his soul.

He who would live at peace must take the byways.

The Bergsons had a log house, for instance, only because Mrs. Bergson would not live in a sod house.

And they would live in me still, and punish me if I did not obey them.

Of course, the lodger was eccentric, otherwise he wouldn’t be their lodger at all—he would be living in quite a different sort of way with some of his relations, or with a friend in his own class.

Henceforth she would be living as a haunted woman.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Future Tense

Live (Future)

I believe that you will live to see that this policy does not pay in Chicago or anywhere else.

Here, degraded and dishonoured, I will not live the scorn of each whiffling stranger from the South, because, forsooth, he wears tinkling spurs on a tawney boot.

Suddenly she stood still, pressing close to me, and said: “I shall not live till the winter.

Come in, and see the rooms we are going to live in together.

Every one used to say, Plume, you were born to be an officer; Plume, you will live to be a General: and if I don’t get killed in the wars, I think I shall.

I am led to believe that they will live quite as quietly as ourselves; and when I spoke of Christian charity, I was thinking only of kindness towards them, and not of amusement for ourselves.

He has killed my respect; I will not live with him again.

Why should you ask me that? You are not going to live in London?” “I am not sure of that.

And these characters, assuredly, are your best; by them, though stupid people cannot read about them, you will live while there is a laugh left among us.

And all the best of us will be living on in that ampler life, as the child and the things it tried and learnt still live in the man.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Pluperfect Tense

Live (Pluperfect)

She was still quite young, but she felt as if she had lived thousands of years, worrying over the same question.

The young man without a name had lived in her mind, brightly glowing, as the very symbol and incarnation of the masculine and the elegant.

It was Mr. Walker, the farmer of Brownriggs, an old man over seventy, who had lived on the property all his life, succeeding his father in the same farm.

The means were supplied by the aunt, who had lived in their house and taken more or less care of them since their mother’s death.

He and his wife had lived like cat and dog.

Hitherto, except in summer, when she could be out of doors, she had lived in constant turmoil; the family, the day school, the Sunday–School. The clamor about her drowned the voice within herself.

This old man had been forty-four years in the Casa de Moneda, and had lived under several viceroys.

Only she had lived for years with Juliana, she had seen and handled the papers and (even though she was stupid) some esoteric knowledge had rubbed off on her.

Thus Reginald Morton had been friendless since his grandfather died, and had lived in Germany, nobody quite knew how.

No man could live the life that Dickens had lived for fifteen years and not show some signs of exhaustion; the wonder is that his creative power continued at all.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Perfect Tense

Live (Perfect)

The processes by which these differences have arrived have been so stealthy and so minute that to the constant Londoner, like myself, who has lived through them, they are often untraceable.

Her father is dead, and since her widowhood she has lived with her mother and a married brother.

He might have lived with his friend, a further life.

Men, when they are acquiring property, think much of such things, but they who live where their ancestors have lived for years do not feel the misfortune.

By Abdulla’s orders he was received with a salute of seven guns, and he has been living on board ever since — five weeks.

Conway had no particular medical knowledge, but, as to most men who have lived in outlandish places, the phenomena of illness were mostly familiar.

Most of them have lived under the Buxtons for generations.

He showed it to me with all the confiding zest of a man who has been living too much alone.

I should have lived an intelligible life, instead of only trying to live, aiming at modes of life beyond my reach.

People who have lived much in the tropics are liable to them: he must take more care of himself.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Gerund Form

Live (Gerund)

And Gerasim is living still, a lonely man in his lonely hut; he is strong and healthy as before, and does the work of four men as before, and as before is serious and steady.

She is living now at Yaroslav.’ ‘But you have trustworthy information?’ ‘Trustworthy .

Did no chance reference escape her as to the place in which she is living at the present time?” “None that I can remember.

It seemed very strange to Eleanor to be living with Gilbert Monckton’s first love.

But all the time one has to be living on the true plane as well, which is eternity and infinity.

Perhaps he has been inveigled into the hands of ruffians, and is living as it were under the vault of an Inquisition, and compelled to write what ever his gaolers dictate.

And it is really you—Dolly Grape! And you are living here—letting lodgings! I’m afraid the world has not been overkind to you.

The little master is living with his gran’ma, the servant girl told me.

But you don’t mean that you thought less well of her because she is living in that way?’ ‘Of course not.

It is living truth to you; to me, upon my conscience, only folk-lore.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Imperfect Tense

Live (Imperfect)

But he had very frequently found himself next to some man who had held office and was living in the hope of holding it again, and had felt himself to be in some sort recognised as an aspirant.

It was most likely when Walter (he was Walter too; it is the great Methven name) was attending to the others, my brother and my mother, who was living then.

How could he expect her to be true to him unless he took some means of showing himself to be true to her? In these days he did not live very much with her brother.

One could really believe that she was living above the earth in some ecstatic dream.

Nothing could alter my resolution — for this plain reason, that nothing could reconcile me to living with my husband on the terms on which we were living now.

Although the charges at the inn were very moderate, he was not living anything like as cheaply as he had expected he would.

It was wonderful that he was not living in a two-roomed cottage.

When the discomfort under which they were living was remarked upon by a third party, it gave them the impetus to face this hostile world together.

Two months and a half, Thomasin, the last of her life, did my poor mother live alone, distracted and mourning because of me; yet she was unvisited by me, though I was living only six miles off.

Once some cousins of hers were living in Paris, they had a country girl as a servant.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Present Tense

Live (Present)

One does not live for ever—on earth; and it becomes a question whether friends should be shadows to one another before death.

Lastly, this assassin does not live far away from here because upon some occasions he must have come on foot carrying a walking stick with him.

He does not live in the house, but in a three-roomed cottage at the other end of the garden.

Everybody will tell you that the Marquis does not live on charity.

Contrary to what you may be able to believe, he does not live in the house.

He does not live here, but he comes sneaking in here by night to pour his devil’s brew of sedition into the, I must say, highly capable local traitors.

In short, man, even the greatest man, does not live only by his spirit and his pure contact with the Godhead — for example, Nirvana. Blessed are the pure in heart, Blessed are the poor in spirit.

Though she made no secret of the fact that she does not live with her husband, her conduct has always been such as to insure universal respect.

Man does not live by bread alone.

An instinct made him take off his hat and say: “Is Dr. Hendry in?” Man does not live by bread alone, but mostly by etiquette and above all by consideration.

Other verbs and sentences related to "live"

Verbs similar to live


After his release he resided chiefly at New York, and ed.


Away then, that these halls may be swept and garnished for the reception of those who have a better right to inhabit them.


Although this temperature would have seemed very cold to the inhabitants of a temperate zone, it was easily endured by the colonists.


But the greater part of their acquaintance affected candour, and saw faults on both sides; though, in fact, there only existed the oppressor and the oppressed.


The traditional antagonism between Moscow and Petrograd survived the October revolution.


What will not people devise in merry mood? They even began to disguise their faces till they did not look like human beings.


Master Léonard pretended he did not know where you were hidden.


It would be painful, in view of what we know of Frederick Prendergast, to dwell upon what Madeline Anderson undeniably felt.


Hitherto you have experienced the expenses, but nothing of the miseries of war.


He had had his caprices, certainly, some of which had lasted a long time, but never had he mistaken them for love.


As may be supposed, I was quite ready to enjoy a holiday after my long and tire--some journey.


David was unfortunately in Borrowdale, where he had been staying the night with his father.


The afternoon would show far more accomplished.


Contorted green thorn-trees, “elephant-foot” stumps, and aloes, seem to thrive best here, by their very nature indicating what the country is, a poor stony land.


Father, mother and child have already lived in the past; they may already have stood in a very close relationship; perhaps they have even been members of the same individual family.


Lothair remained in his apartments; no one approached him.


After calling to him twice or thrice that there was nothing to fear, but without effect, he suffered Hugh to sink upon the ground, and followed to bring him back.


She could not but have known that her husband was a convict; — and had kept the knowledge back from him in order that she might allure him to the marriage.


Laughed till the tears came, laughed until he was so exhausted that he could no more, and lay spent and purged and happy under his fine variety of bedclothes.


I’m trying to be firm and convince you that I’m not going to tolerate this philandering.