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vivre

English translation of vivre

live

The French word 'vivre' corresponds to the English verb 'live'. It is used in much the same way as in English to denote existence or survival, experiencing life or simply to indicate life in a particular location or condition. For example, 'Je vis à Paris' means 'I live in Paris'. Remember, while using it in present tense, the verb changes form to 'vis' for singular subjects like 'je' (I) and 'tu' (you), and 'vivent' for plural ones like 'ils/elles' (they).


Example sentences using: vivre

Elle préfère vivre seule.

English translation of Elle préfère vivre seule.

She prefers to live alone.

'Vivre' in this context is used to show a preference in the way of living, in this case, living alone.

J'adore vivre en France.

English translation of J'adore vivre en France.

I love living in France.

In this sentence, 'vivre' is used to express living in a place. It's translated as 'living' in English.

Il est essentiel de bien vivre.

English translation of Il est essentiel de bien vivre.

It is essential to live well.

In this context, 'vivre' is used to reflect the act of living in a certain manner, in this case, living well.

Elle veut vivre à New York.

English translation of Elle veut vivre à New York.

She wants to live in New York.

'Vivre' is used to express the desire to live somewhere. Here, the person wants to live in New York.

Vous devez vivre le moment présent.

English translation of Vous devez vivre le moment présent.

You must live in the present moment.

In this sentence, 'vivre' is used to signify the act of experiencing or living in the present moment.

Nous aimons vivre à la campagne.

English translation of Nous aimons vivre à la campagne.

We love living in the countryside.

'Vivre' is used in the sense of residing or living in a certain location, here referring to the countryside.

Je peux vivre sans toi.

English translation of Je peux vivre sans toi.

I can live without you.

'Vivre' is used in this sentence as a way to say someone is capable of being alive or living without another person.

Ils ne peuvent pas vivre sans électricité.

English translation of Ils ne peuvent pas vivre sans électricité.

They can't live without electricity.

In this case, 'vivre' is used to express the inability to survive without a certain thing, in this case, electricity.

Nous voulons vivre nos rêves.

English translation of Nous voulons vivre nos rêves.

We want to live our dreams.

'Vivre' is used in this context to express the desire to experience our dreams in reality.

Je ne peux pas vivre sans musique.

English translation of Je ne peux pas vivre sans musique.

I can't live without music.

In this sentence, 'vivre' is used in a figurative sense to express the vital role of something, in this case, music, in one's life.

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