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live large

To have a luxurious lifestyle. The term sometimes implies that such a lifestyle will be temporary. The royalties from his hit album have allowed him to live large well after the peak of his stardom—he still has six houses. We lived large while we were in Vegas, but now it's back to the old grind.
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live large

to live in luxury; to spend time in grand style. George loved to live large, dining at fine French restaurants.
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Living large

phr. Doing okay. (The response to How ya living?) I’m living large. How you doing?
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live large

To indulge freely in a luxury or luxuries: For a few years, the nation lived large on its new-found oil wealth.
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In fact, most factor owners don't live large contrary to popular belief.
Live large. "Go big or go home" is an expression you would expect to hear when dropping into a half-pipe, but it makes an awfully good slogan for the travel industry.
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Yes, all they've got to do to get them up off their uppers is to bag themselves one of the dimmer Windsors, get shot of him and then live large off the title for the rest of their lives.
In this new year, let us "live large" in the deepest sense, in ways that are spiritually enriching and meaningful both for our sakes and for those around us.
I asked her to find Catholics who issue their own blessings in a big way, who live large in the faith, who embrace the world and who do what they can to meet it on its own terms and redeem it.
Her latest task was to take five overweight - and unhappy about it - Brits and show them that they can 'live large, live free'.
Here come the Baby Boomers--they're retired, happy, energetic and ready to live large. So for the Village Center Community Development District in The Villages, Fla., this year's Class 20 winner, keeping pace with the crowd that's also growing quickly in numbers is the biggest challenge.
The resort, whose motto is "Live large, live free", has a host of other attractions including pool parties for 20stone plus fatties prepared to wear a bikini and riding lessons - on Shire horses.
XXL Club - motto "live large, live free" - has already built special hotels in Mexico.
Perhaps until now the hip-hop generation has failed to live large enough, having satisfied itself with living someone else's dream instead of making its own.
Sagittarians like to hang out where the action is and they live large. Anna embodies all of these characteristics.
WHY IT WORKED: Pent-up Detroit-area demand for well-appointed, move-down homes that live large are the key to Treyborne's success.
In "Log Off: How to Stay Connected after Disconnecting", he draws upon his studies, experiences, and expertise to passionately, succinctly, and sometimes humorously explains how to hit refresh for good, do more with less online, live large on low-caloric technology, increase facetime with actual people, outperform workaholics in half the time, and tunefully blend both analog and digital lives with no regrets.