(one) hasn't lived (until)

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(one) hasn't lived (until)

Has not experienced something particularly enjoyable or exciting (that the speaker is currently talking about). If you've never had caviar, then you haven't lived! You haven't lived until you've been to Paris—it's heaven.
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you haven’t ˈlived

used to tell somebody that if they have not had a particular experience their life is not complete: You’ve never been to New York? You haven’t lived!
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Back when he was presenting Top Gear for a brief stint, US TV star Matt Le Blanc told Star Magazine:"You haven't lived until you've been to Guildford."
But it's also the locations: Carnegie Hall is all very well, but you haven't lived until you've heard the musicians perform a Vivaldi Concerto in an ancient olive grove…
Really, you haven't lived until you've watched the Grand National with Sandy and Sandra.
You haven't lived until you've bounced on a Garibaldi biscuit bridge, and each level is so full of funny little details that you could just stop playing and stare every step of the way.
10The Ken Dodd Happiness Show, August 14 and 15, Playhouse Whitley Bay, www.playhousewhitleybay.co.uk or 0844 248 1588 There are some who say you haven't lived until you've seen Ken Dodd and while we think that might be over-egging it slightly, his latest tour does mark the Liverpudlian comic's 60th anniversary in the world of comedy.
You haven't lived until you let your computer battery drop to eight per cent.
You haven't lived until you've watched the penguins do Boogie Wonderland.
It certainly was: You haven't lived until you've heard 55 tubas play "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy."
You haven't lived until you've been to a Steel Magnolias viewing party with a bunch of gay men.
Let me tell you, you haven't lived until you've stood in the snow in subzero temps, wearing nothing but your skivvies, while getting blasted by the wind from passing tractor trailers!
Turn left after entering and you'll be greeted by a lovely wooded backlot, tonight featuring various added entertainments such as Guitar Hero demonstrations and more conventional musical instruction for kids - you haven't lived until you've heard Queen's We Will Rock You played on brass and percussion by a bunch of ten-year-olds.
And trust me, you haven't lived until you've had your picture taken under Tredegar Town Clock.
"You haven't lived until you've tried sexual healing.
You haven't lived until you've been snogged by a giraffe!
The film's sweet, funny tone catches hold from the title sequence, when a 92-year-old chorus member tunefully (sort of) asks that classic question posed by The Clash, "Should I Stay or Should I Go," and continues through the choir's renditions of Sonic Youth's "Schizophrenia," the Ramones' "I Wanna be Sedated" and Jefferson Airplane's "Somebody to Love." (And you haven't lived until you've watched Fred Knittle strut through a bowling alley in a video version of "Stayin' Alive.")
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