Act lively, hurry up, as in Look alive! This job has to be finished today. This phrase, often used as an imperative, today is more common in Britain than in America. [Mid-1800s]
How to use look alive in a sentence
Have a look at this telling research from Pew on blasphemy and apostasy laws around the world.
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They are becoming more aware of what eating disorders are and what they look like.
So many girls are idolizing these models and wanting to look like them.
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What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
Alessandro turned a grateful look on Ramona as he translated this speech, so in unison with Indian modes of thought and feeling.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson