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live for

Meaning: to believe that something or someone gives your life meaning, or gives you a reason to live

For example:

  • live for sth/sb Tommy says he lives for the weekends when he can forget about work and just have fun.

  • live for sth/sb She just lives for those cats of hers.

Quick Quiz:

Kyle said he lives for his work, so we know that he
  1. just works to make a living
  2. has worked all his life
  3. loves what he does

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