Phrasal verbs - Meaning of live on

Phrasal verbs

What does live on mean?

Here is the meaning of live on with examples:

"live on"


1. To survive solely by consuming a certain thing.
2. To have a certain amount of money to buy the things that you need to live.
3. To continue to be remembered.


Check the phrasal verb live on in a sentence:

1. When he was young, his father was very poor. They lived on water and bread.
2. It is a pity that John and Mary have to live on a small pension.
3. He died a long time ago, but his work still lives on.

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