George B. Johnson; Washington University; St. Louis, Missouri; McGraw-Hill Higher Education, Second Edition; A Division of the McGraw Hill Companies; New York; 2000.
Ruth is believed to be living on borrowed time because of her illness.2. To spend one's physical existence in a certain condition or way: People today know almost nothing about how people in the ancient cultures actually lived.
Elliott has to live frugally since the tornado has torn his house to pieces, but fortunately, he was living in a shelter when it happened.3. To spend one's period of time, or part of it, in a specified way: Luisa was living her last years alone.
4. To continue to exist: The good that people do lives long after they are gone.
After the tornadoes, people are having difficulty living anything like a "normal" life.5. To pursue a positive and satisfying existence: Buddy and Rhoda believe that they must accept themselves for what they are, so they can live a positive kind of life.