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Definition of live on borrowed time

live on borrowed time

verb

  • to be close to death.
                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Reconstructing Alice", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 02 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 02 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'borrow':

Definitions include: to take some of a person's time.
Definitions include: to go to the bathroom.

Other terms relating to 'live':

Definitions include: inquiry into one's current well-being.
Definitions include: acronym for "live action role-playing."
Definitions include: "cool".
Definitions include: to do something fun or not boring.
Definitions include: Enjoy oneself.
Definitions include: to be wealthy or lead a lifestyle that requires wealth.
Definitions include: To live with the present being the most important; to live a dream or to understand the unchanging world, so to speak.
Definitions include: an energetic person.
Definitions include: a document meant to be continuously updated.
Definitions include: an extremely unpleasant place to be.
Definitions include: acronym for "you only live once."

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: A Southern Colloquialism meaning absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.

Other terms relating to 'time':

Definitions include: time to eat
Definitions include: in a grand way.
Definitions include: an effect in visual media such as movies and video games in which playback is slowed or paused while the camera moves around a moving object such as a bullet.
Definitions include: time spend in front of the TV sitting on your butt and relaxing.
Definitions include: a period of time during which optimum performance is critical for the successful outcome of a project, process, task, etc.
Definitions include: to serve a sentence in jail or prison.
Definitions include: to do something quickly.
Definitions include: acronym for "Estimated Time of Arrival."
Definitions include: the potential of facilitating one's meeting of other people.
Definitions include: physically near a time zone boundary, the later of the two times.
Definitions include: to be over half an hour late to all gatherings.
Definitions include: to pay attention to a person.
Definitions include: excellent.
Definitions include: Everything's good.
Definitions include: time to get serious about doing something.

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