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Live for the moment

Concentrate on the present, with little or no concern for the future. For example, Instead of putting aside funds for the children’s education, Jane and Jim live for the moment, spending whatever they earn. [ Mid-1900s ]
Also see: day to day, def. 2.


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    [liv-in] /ˈlɪvˌɪn/ adjective 1. Also, sleep-in. residing at the place of one’s employment: a live-in maid. 2. living in a cohabitant relationship. noun 3. a live-in person. adj. “residing on the premises,” 1950, from live (v.) + in. Lived-in “inhabited, occupied” is first recorded 1873. adjective Sharing one’s domicile: Coe’s former live-in girlfriend/ J Edgar’s […]

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