live on borrowed time

idiom

Definition of live on borrowed time

: to continue to live past the time one was expected to die and be likely to die soon

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live on borrowed time

live on (something)

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“Live on borrowed time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20on%20borrowed%20time. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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