What does you live and you learn mean? Definition of you live and (you) learn
—used to say that one has learned something from an experience that is surprising and usually unpleasant I thought I could trust him, but I couldn’t. Oh well, you live and (you) learn.
What is live and live an example of? Live and live are two words that are spelled identically but are pronounced differently and have different meanings, which makes them heteronyms. We will examine the definitions of the words live and live, where these words came from, and a few examples of their use in sentences.
Where does the expression live and learn come from? This adage was already stated in the sixteenth century by George Gascoigne in his play Glass of Government and has been repeated many times since, in numerous languages. James Howell’s English Proverbs (1659) expanded it a bit: “One may live and learn, and be hanged and forget all.”
What does learn to live with it mean? Definition of learn to live with something
: to accept and deal with something It’s a bad situation, but we’ll just have to learn to live with it.