live through

phrasal verb
lived through; living through; lives through

Definition of live through

1 : to survive (an experience, a troubling time, etc.) : to endure If I can live through this, I can live through anything.
2 US, sometimes disapproving : to enjoy the experiences and achievements of (another person) instead of one's own experiences and achievements She can't live through her daughter.

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“Live through.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20through. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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