be in the land of the living

be in the land of the living

To be awake. Well, I'm glad to see you're finally in the land of the living—it's only 2 PM.
See also: land, living, of

be in the land of the living

  (humorous)
to be awake She was partying till the early hours so I don't imagine she'll be in the land of the living before lunchtime.
See also: land, living, of