live for

phrasal verb

lived for; living for; lives for
: to wait or hope for (something) very eagerly
I live for the day when we'll be together!
: to think of (something) as the most important or enjoyable part of one's life
She lives for her work.
: to think of (something) as a reason for being alive
He's depressed and feels as if he has nothing left to live for.

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“Live for.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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