live and let live


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live and let live

Cliché not to interfere with other people's business or preferences. I don't care what they do! Live and let live, I always say. Your parents are strict. Mine just live and let live.
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live and let live

Show tolerance for those different from yourself. For example, I'm not going to tell my sister what to do-live and let live, I say. [First half of 1600s]
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live and let live

If you live and let live, you accept people who behave and think differently from you. The social fabric of the country is changing, but people must learn to live and let live. Note: Live and let live is often used before a noun to describe this kind of attitude. `John has a live and let live attitude,' one friend says.
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live and let live

you should tolerate the opinions and behaviour of others so that they will similarly tolerate your own.
On its first appearance in English in 1622 , this was referred to as a Dutch proverb (Leuen ende laeten leuen ).
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live and ˈlet live

(saying) used to say that you should accept other people’s opinions and behaviour even though they are different from your own: If we could all learn to live and let live a little more, the world would be a much happier place.
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