This page is about the phrasal verb live down
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
Contributor: Matt Errey