Phrases with the verb "to live"

Examples of verb "to live" in the Conditional Tense

Live (Conditional)

One and all declared that they would live or die with me.

You would all think me wicked if I were there, because I would not live in your ways.

He would be living in quite a different sort of way with some of his relatives, or with a friend of his own class.

Lady Ogram would not live till the autumn.

He must have guessed that the man who hid the bicycle there would live somewhere handy to the spot.

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.

If Crowley had sold only what he could make, and all his smiths had wrought their own iron with their own hammers, he would have lived on less, and they would have sold their work for more.

Why do women quarrel, Wilmot?” “Why are there any men in the world, sir? If there were none, women would live together like lambs in a meadow.

When you were a little thing at my knees, the gentlest babe that ever mother kissed, I did not think that you would live to be so hard to me.

He loved her better than ever, and would live only with the intention of making her his wife.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Future Tense

Live (Future)

He lives therein now, he holds, and will live in it through eternity: but he will see it never with any bodily eyes, not even with the eyes of any future “glorified” body.

If you will live with me, Libbie, I’ll try as I never did afore to be gentle and quiet-tempered.

We have seen how the colour of the hogs, which feed on the “paint-root” in Virginia, determines whether they shall live or die.

I shall be well and rich yet, some day, if it please God, and shall live perhaps to love a daughter Milly, in remembrance of the kindest nature and the gentlest heart in the world.

Man shall not enslave his brother, (you shall not live on unpaid labor), and the one man shall have the one wife.

The course of my life is entirely changed; and whether I live here or elsewhere, I shall live in obscurity and poverty.

She would lean her head on her hand, sink into thought, and say, “I shall not live long!” She used to have presentiments.

No, Arthur, I shall not live to see your richest rewards; but I can imagine them, and the rest of my days will be the more peaceful for the prospect.

And I fear that Sir Thomas will not live many months to give them even the benefit of his life interest.

Where I shall be living this day month I cannot guess.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Pluperfect Tense

Live (Pluperfect)

Suppose she had lived and had told the story of Selina’s death.

They did not live together then Helen Furr and Georgine Skeene. Helen Furr lived there the longer where they had been living regularly together.

Mrs. Medlicott’s parents had lived in Germany, and the consequence was, she spoke English with a very foreign accent.

Hearing them, one could hardly fail to suppose that they had lived their forty, fifty, or sixty years of life in full reliance on the powers of a military despotism.

But it has been cowardly in your cousin, Hugh; has it not? If I had not lived with him as one of his family, it would not have mattered.

As he approached I saw the man, who had lived by the public exhibition of his courage, looking at me with fear plainly visible in the change of his color, and the expression of his face.

He realised that for days he had been living with fear.

She was the daughter of a farmer on the outskirts of their native village, was middle-aged, and had lived with them for the last ten years.

And in this way they had lived and were living at Allington. The life which Mrs Dale led was not altogether an easy life — was not devoid of much painful effort on her part.

In all the months we had been living at Brühl I had never seen him look so troubled.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Perfect Tense

Live (Perfect)

Both her parents are dead; she has lived of late with her married sister at Blackheath.’ Sidwell listened with no slight astonishment, and her countenance looked what she felt.

At the funeral of an old man who has lived out his full quota of years, another, as aged, reproves the company for weeping.

As we walked away from the house I said, “It is now several days that I have been living in your household on a most extraordinary footing, or rather on none at all.

He would rather have died such a death, which will be recorded in history to endless time, than have lived to old age unknown, unhonoured.

He has been living at Kemberling for the last three months.

But any gentleman could have lived in that “foks’le” without discomfort.

The fatuous remark of lovers in fiction, that they feel that they have lived and loved each other in a previous existence, is a literary bromide now, but has its basis in a recurrence in fiction.

Martin has been living here since this day week; and his greatest pleasure in life is prowling round when he ought to be asleep.

This was as salt as brine, insomuch that no animal could possibly have lived in it, and we observed water trickling into it from many springs on both sides.

In this cottage she has lived with me, away from all the world.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Gerund Form

Live (Gerund)

Has she accepted another place — without letting me know first, as I told her?” “She is living at Fulham.” “In service?” “No. As mistress of her own house.

I love you, and in that there is nothing to be ashamed of; but what bitter shame to be living with him, practising hypocrisy.

But, she is living like a hermit, and not spending more than her own small income.

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

It follows that if a poet speaks invariably of weapons of bronze, he is living in an age when weapons are made of no other material.

Then the thought of the absolute security in which humanity appeared to be living came to my mind.

You’ll find him in Wandsworth Churchyard. That’s where he is living now!’ “The policeman’s tone was jocular, Ballingall’s appearance was against him.

At this moment she is living in a pleasant little villa out Leatherhead way.

The past is consumed in the present and the present is living only because it brings forth the future.

I saw it at first as a man does who is living at his ease; at last, as a poor devil who is thankful for the institution of free lunches.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Imperfect Tense

Live (Imperfect)

Mr. Kingdon did not live many years to enjoy the money his frizzy-haired West–Indian lady brought him.

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

It seems to me that before I knew you I did not live; and now that I feel that I am living, I can not live either far from you or near you.

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.

He did not live in the books he had written; he lived in the books he had not written.

He did not live to witness the triumph of his policy; but his projects for the exaltation of the church finally met with every success his most sanguine wishes could have aspired to.

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

Next to the gamblers was a pallet, occupied indeed by two bodies, but only one of which was living — the other sufferer had been recently relieved from his agony.

Sam’s lines were pretty hard; practice held itself aloof from him; and if he did not live upon the sixpence a-day, he looked at every halfpenny that he had to spend beyond it.

Fortune came, his prize-money as lieutenant being great; promotion, too, came at last; but Fanny Harville did not live to know it.

Examples of verb "to live" in the Present Tense

Live (Present)

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

I am sure she does not live all her time in this.

Papa is very kind; but he can’t be what you are to me exactly; and Ralph does not live with us now, and cared little about me, I am afraid, when he did.

He does not live near where we were, and the place is all different, i.

Now, I cannot help thinking it a pity that he does not live entirely by the sea.

Man does not live by bread alone; he eats that he may learn and adventure creatively, but unless he eats he cannot adventure.

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

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.

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

Other verbs and sentences related to "live"

Verbs similar to live


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


Run Hill was a waste elevation, inhabited by trolls — which, I figure, were a variety of malevolent land-sprites.


Sir Louis was a man easily angered, and not very easily pacified, and Mary had to endure a good deal of annoyance; from any other person, indeed, she would have called it impertinence.


What I chiefly tried to do was to paint human beings, human emotions and human fate, against a background of some of the conditions and laws of society as it exists to-day.


God could not be the soul of the world, since he had created the world and would survive the world.


Hence come angels or fiends into our twilight musings, according as we may have peopled them in by-gone years.


Dorian Wimpole did not know much about exact Natural History, except what he had once got up very thoroughly from an encyclopaedia for the purposes of a sympathetic vilanelle.


She had spoken of it with anxiety to Godwin, who merely shrugged his shoulders and avoided the topic, ashamed to dwell on the particulars of his shame.


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


Her cruise had lasted from the 31st of January to the 5th of March, a period of thirty-five days (for it was leap year), corresponding to seventy days as accomplished by the new little world.


The conversation then turned upon the marvel it was now to think upon the immunity which Robespierre seemed to enjoy from all chances of assassination.


By the way,” he went on briskly, “do you know a Mr. Dangerfield at Sainteville?” “No,” replied Lavinia. “He is staying here, I believe, or has been.


These letters will show you by what arts you have been deceived.


The little maid throve wonderfully, and in a few months she could run about and speak.


The Wallachians fell upon their knees in silent awe, while the women who had been standing outside, rushed shrieking down the rocks.


But the Queen remained faithful.


They will not suffer me to surrender.


His mother had kept the pleasantest public-house in town, and at her death Bill succeeded to her property and popularity.


It looked as if we were destined to spend yet another night upon this horrible junk, the very sight of which had become beyond measure loathsome to me.


The interest I take in you is something quite extraordinary; but the most extraordinary thing in it is that it’s perfectly prepared to tolerate the interest of others.