|Main Entry:||live through|
|Part of Speech:||v|
|Definition:||to survive an experience, esp. a difficult one|
|Example:||It's hard to understand how she lived through those traumas.|
Endure, survive. This idiom is used both seriously, as in Those who have lived through a depression never forget what it was like, or hyperbolically, as in That speech was endlessI thought I'd never live through it.