Rick Perry is also a wild card and we have to see if he is going to live up to the hype or be another bomb like Fred Thompson.
Optionally, it can live up to its description by crashing into targets and detonating a five-pound warhead.
If she fails to live up to this challenge, the new generation will find its leader— sooner or later.
We love our schools, but we want them to live up to the values they represent.
The editors of the National Review call upon Pope Francis to live up to his chosen name.
Before the war they had been able to live up to their pedigree.
I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.
"Mrs. Gaynor seems to live up to her theories, at any rate," chuckled Stephen.
Hope goes with my best necktie; 'tisn't always that I am able to live up to her.
He admired and loved the loftiness of her soul, but, on the other hand, it was a tough job having to live up to it.
Old English lifian (Anglian), libban (West Saxon) "to be, to live, have life; to experience," also "to supply oneself with food, to pass life (in some condition)," from Proto-Germanic *liben (cf. Old Norse lifa "to live, remain," Old Frisian libba, German leben, Gothic liban "to live"), from PIE root *leip- "to remain, continue" (cf. Greek liparein "to persist, persevere;" see leave). Meaning "to make a residence, dwell" is from c.1200. Related: Lived; living.
According to the Dutch Prouerbe ... Leuen ende laetan leuen, To liue and to let others liue. [Malynes, 1622]To live it up "live gaily and extravagantly" is from 1903. To live up to "act in accordance with" is 1690s, from earlier live up "live on a high (moral or mental) level" (1680s). To live (something) down "outwear (some slander or embarrassment)" is from 1842. To live with "cohabit as husband and wife" is attested from 1749; sense of "to put up with" is attested from 1937. Expression live and learn is attested from c.1620.
1540s, "having life," later (1610s) "burning, glowing," a shortening of alive (q.v.). Sense of "containing unspent energy or power" (live ammunition, etc.) is from 1799. Meaning "in-person" (of performance) is first attested 1934. Live wire is attested from 1890; figurative sense of "active person" is from 1903.
Having life; alive.
Capable of replicating in a host's cells.
Containing living microorganisms or active virus, as a vaccine.