Definition of 'live through'
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The experiences we live through shape the way we think of the world. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That no one else has to live through something like this at a football match again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Those who lived through the war are dying out. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Hard to imagine what that must be like to live through. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Perhaps it is the result of their having lived through two world wars. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All of them wrote because they knew they had lived through a time like no other. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)So we know what it was like to live through the dictatorship when you could hardly make any kind of protest. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They chose marriage and lived through change both social and personal, and stuck to it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Those who reached 100 this year have lived through two world wars. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's aimed at people who have lived through a war. The Sun (2009)But our parents lived through a real war - far worse than either. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I have lived through huge visual changes up there. The Sun (2008)This probably refers to white males, many of whom have lived through two world wars and know what life was like decades ago. The Sun (2016)Like anyone who has lived through a war, they had lower expectations of happiness and a stoicism and dignity that were all their own. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Having lived through both experiences, people go for the Taleban model. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But still... Living through those times changed us. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I was raised by my grandparents; they lived through the war and were all about making and mending things. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He has lived through one war with China and three with Pakistan. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We should all hope that future generations do not have to live through similar wars such as those that blighted the first half of the 20th century. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To parents who lived through the war and remember the 1930s, that rarely counted as a risk at all. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These great opponents remind me of the war I lived through where good and evil battled it out and the good guys won. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Only last week, I was forced to live through an experience that made me pine for a proper job. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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