(pl lives [laɪvz])
1) жизнь, существование, деятельность

Is there any life on that planet? — На той планете есть какая-либо жизнь? /На той планете есть какие-либо живые существа?

The average life of a dog is ten years. — Собаки в среднем живут десять лет.

The streets are full of life. — Жизнь на улицах бьет ключом.

The drooping plant came to life in water. — Поникшее растение в воде ожило.

- physical life
- low life
- busy life
- adult life
- this life
- other life
- all one's life
- one's own life
- somebody else's life
- working life
- life force
- life science
- life span
- life boat
- life jacket
- life scientist
- life giving rain
- life of the people
- life cycle of a frog
- life of a battery
- life for life
- life of pleasure
- matter of life and death
- happiest days of smb's life
- original of life
- fight struggle for one's life
- charities of life
- necessities of life
- people from all sections of public life
- speed and the noise of city life
- threat to smb's life
- thread of life
- average span of life
- books true to life
- appointment for life
- post for life
- pension for life
- love of life
- way of life
- end of smb's life
- meaning of one's life
- art of leading one's life
- her last hours of life
- water swarms with life
- in after life
- in the course of smb's life
- at the cost
- in the prime of life
- for the rest of one's life
- at my time of life
- for dear life
- have enough food to sustain life
- bring smb, smth to life
- come to life
- go forth into the highways and by ways of life
- have power over life and death
- preserve life
- be sould of the party
- beat smb within an inch of his life
- beg for one's life
- cling to life
- enjoy one's life
- value one's life
- fill up one's life with useful work
- get as much fun out of life as possible
- get the fright of one's life
- give one's life to science
- give new life to smb, smth
- guide smb's life
- have a double life
- hold a post for life
- lay down one's life for one's country
- lead a dog's life
- lead smb a dog's life
- live a happy life
- live an easy life
- live a simple life
- live one's own life
- make a new life for oneself
- make one's own life
- make life easy
- make an attempt on smb's life
- make smb's life miserable
- quit this life
- risk one's life
- run for dear life
- run for one's life
- save one's own life
- sell one's life dearly
- sentence smb to hard labour for life
- spare smb's life
- spend one's life in smth
- start life as an messenger
- take smb's life
- take one's life
- take one's life in one's hands
- trust one's life to doctors
- everything that has life
- smb's last hours of life
2) жизнь, образ жизни

Sport has always been a part of university life. — Спорт всегда был частью университетской жизни.

TV has become part of our everyday life. — Телевидение прочно вошло в наш быт.

- a hard life
- private life
- city life
- human life
- miserable life
- everyday life
- quiet life
- American life
- fashionable life
- high life
- social life
- college life
- fascinating life
- married life
- retired lie
- life of the capital
- life of crime
- chose a political life
- enter a political life
- lead an active life
- lead an idle life
- lead high life
3) реальность, действительность

He has had a successful life. — У него была успешная карьера.

The life of the Roman Empire was long. — Римская Империя существовала долго.

There he stands, as large as life. — Вон он стоит собственной персоной.

There he is as big as life. — Вот он, во всей своей красе.

It is a larger than life version of our present society. — Это преувеличенная картина современного общества.

- life portrait
- life of the contract
- realities of life
- portrait from life
- in real life
- during the life of the last Labour Government
- as big as life
- face life
- learn something of life
- mould life
- paint from life
- paint smb, smth to the life
- see something of life
- see life
- take life easy
- take one's subjects from life
- characters taken from life
4) (часто в отрицательных предложениях) жизнь, энергия

There was no life in her movements. — Она вяло двигалась.

Put more life into your step! — Пошевеливайся!

Will you put more life into the matter. — Займись, пожалуйста, данным вопросом с бо́льшим воодушевлением.

- actors put no life in their performance
- there was no life in her voice
- there was no life in her eyes
5) следует за утверждением или риторическим вопросом

I have seen something of life. — я знаю настоящую жизнь.

The portrait is my uncle to the life. — Портрет - точная копия моего дядюшки.

Do you think I'm going to trust a person like him? Not on your life! — И ты думаешь, что я буду доверять такому человеку, как он? Ни в коем случае!

There is life in the old dog yet. — Есть еще порох в пороховницах.

While there is life there is hope. — Пока жив человек, жива и надежда

- how is life?

Большой англо-русский учебный словарь сочетаемости. . 2010.

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