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!
Larry will never live down the fact that he once came to work
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Contributor: Matt Errey