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still (be) alive

This page is about the collocation still (be) alive

collocation pattern: adverb + adjective

Meaning

not yet dead

For example

  • That plant looks dead. Are you sure it's still alive?

  • It's only been six days since the earthquake, so someone could still be alive.

Quick Quiz

I knew the snake was still alive because I'd

a. seen its body

b. seen it moving

c. seen it get killed

Contributor: Matt Errey