be alive and kicking

be alive and kicking

To be active and healthy. A: "How are you doing after your surgery?" B: "I'm alive and kicking!" I thought for sure that old dog wouldn't survive the winter, but he's alive and kicking!
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be alive and kicking

to continue to live or exist and be full of energy She said she'd seen him last week and he was alive and kicking. Theatre in Madrid is alive and kicking.
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