Definition of as I live and breathe in English:

as I live and breathe

phrase

  • Used to express surprise at encountering someone or something.

    ‘good God, Jack Stone, as I live and breathe!’
    • ‘Dawn Tinsley, as I live and breathe…’
    • ‘‘Well, as I live and breathe… if it ain't Hallie Lennox, ‘he said in an unmistakable Savannah drawl.’
    • ‘‘Well, well,’ she said, ‘Malak Harr, as I live and breathe.’’
    • ‘Well, well, as I live and breathe, it's Nellie.’