A live wire had connected with the metal bars of the house, and the electric shock was burning Lysondya's leg.
He's a live wire, Laurence: very, very intelligent and he can keep a whole unit bubbling along.
What a nervous, hustling, highstrung creature he is—a live wire at all times and places!
Why not hunt for a live wire and report it, the way Bob did?
Whereas no man can manifestly qualify as a live wire who sees things as they are.
The teacher should be a "live wire" and should be "doing things" all the time.
There is nothing meditative in his manner, however, for he is a live wire in the fullest American sense.
The real teacher is, to use a popular phrase, a "live wire."
Tell them a live wire has killed Tige and may kill the boys if they don't hurry.
Two: how can one be a live wire broker, without having to sell?
An energetic, vibrant person: Jimmy's a live wire, all right (1909+)