This page is about the phrasal verb live down
Meaning: to have people forget about something embarrassing or silly that you've done
- live down sth I'll never live down the fact that I forgot to thank my wife when I was accepting my Academy Award.
- live sth down People still laugh about the time the House Speaker fell asleep during the Prime Minister's speech. He'll never live that down!
This is usually used in a negative form, such as "He'll never live this down."
Larry will never live down the fact that he once came to work
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Contributor: Matt Errey