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Origin of live-in
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Example sentences from the Web for live-in
He had been arrested and briefly jailed in Gary in 2004, after an incident triggered by a breakup with a live-in girlfriend.Indiana Serial Killer’s Confession Was Just the Start|Michael Daly|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His live-in partner, Valerie Trierweiler, from whom he recently announced his separation, was not liked in France.
As one of my friends noted, if a live-in boyfriend had done this to me, he'd have more than the CIA to worry about.
Services can also include accompaniment to and from rehab centers and traveling with the client—but not 24/7 live-in coaching.Live-in Sober Coaches Offer Wealthy Expensive New Way to Stay Clean|Eliza Shapiro|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Someone who tells me that children "don't change your life that much" is either in denial, a bad parent, or has a live-in nanny.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The job that I had quit I was making $25 a week, gentlemen—a 24-hour live-in job.Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for live-in
verb (intr, adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with live-in
Reside in one's place of employment or schooling, as in They wanted a baby-sitter who could live in, or Joe was planning to live in at the college. This expression is used primarily for domestic servants or students. [Late 1800s] Also see live out.
live in something. Continue in existence, memory, or some feeling. This sense appears in such phrases as live in the past, meaning “to concentrate on past memories,” or live in hope of, meaning “to continue anticipating that something will happen.” For example, Alice lived in the past; she had no interest in current events, or Jim lived in hope of getting a teaching post. Also see live in sin.