alive and well

idiom

1
: living and healthy
She found out that her aunt is alive and well and living in Arizona.
2
: still popular : continuing to be used
Many of the old traditions are still alive and well.

Examples of alive and well in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On a night when many stars played it safe, Emily Ratajkowski did the opposite at the Met Gala by keeping the sheer dress trend alive and well in a daring dress by Versace that leaves little to the imagination. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 May 2024 The legacy of using private security to guard the movement of freight is alive and well in the modern day supply chain too. Malia Wollan, New York Times, 23 Jan. 2024 One day after a harrowing rescue attempt, a mountain goat extricated from a precarious perch under a Kansas City bridge Monday evening is alive and well, KC Pet Project said. Noelle Alviz-Gransee, Kansas City Star, 9 Apr. 2024 Their connection was alive and well in those eight games. Alex Zietlow, Charlotte Observer, 29 Mar. 2024 But the legacy of his work is alive and well all over entertainment. Gene Park, Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2024 With sharp writing, a first-rate cast and elegant scenery, who says theater isn’t alive and well in Los Angeles? New York Times, 9 Dec. 2023 In the case of Hulu on Disney+, stand-alone Hulu remains alive and well, and is likely to continue as is for at least a few years, and possibly indefinitely. Josef Adalian, Vulture, 6 Dec. 2023 The end of episode 6 left viewers with the shocking realization that Joy was alive and well, having left on her own accord. Lizzie Hyman, Peoplemag, 17 Mar. 2024

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“Alive and well.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alive%20and%20well. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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