live a little


: to spend time doing enjoyable things
Now that he's retired he just wants to live a little.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This world has to live a little bit in the world of Bruce Lee. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 4 Dec. 2020 Get out there and live a little—starting with this hat. Sunset Magazine, 18 Aug. 2020 As such, there's a good chance this year's holiday gifts will live a little longer in the wardrobe than recent efforts. CNN, 18 Jan. 2022 C'mon, live a little! Bon Appétit, 28 Nov. 2021 So hopefully enough of us get vaccinated and learn how to live a little bit of a different way to deal. Steve Baltin, Forbes, 3 Nov. 2021 The themes — learning to move on, to trust other people, to live a little — are common enough, but the execution never feels less than authentic. Los Angeles Times, 27 Jan. 2023 Fit pros can live a little, too. Jeff Tomko, Men's Health, 9 Nov. 2022 Enlarge / Glowing lights and glass side panels aren't for everyone, but why not live a little? Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica, 8 July 2022 See More

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“Live a little.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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