Live through – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

If somebody lives through something they experience a difficult or dangerous time, situation or event and survive it.

Examples of use:

1. My grandparents lived through The Second World War. It was a very difficult time but they survived.

2. We have lived through two recessions.

live through
present simple
live through and lives through
-ing form
living through
past simple
lived through
past participle
lived through

The WW2 People’s War website from the BBC has an archive of 47,000 stories and 15,000 images sent in by people who lived through WW2.

Have you lived through a difficult time or situation?

Can you think of any ways to use the phrasal verb ‘live through‘ in a sentence?

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