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What does live on borrowed time ​ mean?

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live on borrowed time ​

The phrase to live on borrowed time means to continue living after the time you would have expected to have died. The idiom may also refer to something that continues to exist longer than expected.


He is ninety years old; he feels as if he's living on borrowed time.
The company lost a lot of money. It is living on borrowed time.

This idiom is in the time category

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