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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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As a collector of art, anecdotes and lovers, Peggy Guggenheim lived well and lived large, as this solidly entertaining documentary reveals.
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Within the empire lived large communities of Jews, whose numbers were considerably greater than the Jewish population of Byzantium.
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Raised in Auburn, he lived large part of his life in Worcester and most recently with his sister in Greene, ME.
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