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Be extremely interested in or enthusiastic about a particular subject or activity and so devote a great deal of one's time to it.‘they live and breathe Italy and all things Italian’
- ‘He lives and breathes pantomime and every year puts heart and soul into his productions.’
- ‘You can see he lives and breathes the sport.’
- ‘He lived and breathed mathematics and philosophy.’
- ‘He admits to being a man who lives and breathes his job.’
- ‘When you're in this business you live and breathe it.’
- ‘He lives and breathes wine, tasting the products of his competitors and those from other countries.’
- ‘If you want to work in the music industry, you have to live and breathe music.’
- ‘When you live and breathe your product, it's hard to realize that customers aren't as passionate about it as you are.’
- ‘I lived and breathed gymnastics throughout my childhood and only stopped training in my twenties.’
- ‘This is a woman who has lived and breathed politics since her teens.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.