live in the past

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Definition of live in the past

: to think too much about something that happened in the past You have to accept that he's gone and stop living in the past.

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“Live in the past.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20in%20the%20past. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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