long live


used to express the wish that someone will live for many years
Long live the Queen!

Examples of long live in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The old SteamOS is dead; long live the new SteamOS! Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 11 Jan. 2024 But in the current presidential election cycle of 2024, the mantra is — long live TV. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 18 Jan. 2024 Anyway, long live Britney Spears, our relatable fashion queen. Condé Nast, Glamour, 25 Oct. 2023 The speaker is dead, long live the speaker — hopefully for more than nine months this time. The Editors, National Review, 26 Oct. 2023 Princess Diana’s sartorial endorsement of the Eagles team will long live on in fans’ hearts, and photos of her in the coat can be spotted in sports bars around the city today. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 20 Oct. 2023 All together now: Cortana is kinda dead; long live Windows Copilot. Byalexandra Sternlicht, Fortune, 11 Aug. 2023 So stay vigilant and long live your local record store. Jolene Almendarez, The Enquirer, 26 June 2023 Read the full lyrics: God save our gracious King, long live our noble King, God save The King! Amy Haneline, USA TODAY, 6 May 2023

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“Long live.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long%20live. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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