Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

żywy in English:

1. alive

A family should not spend all of its money to keep someone alive on a machine.
I'm alive all right, but don't ask where or how.
He's alive.
I know you're complaining about your car being totaled but it's just a good thing you weren't injured. You should be thankful to be alive.
The church we went past crumbled five minutes afterwards due to a huge earthquake and more than a 100 churchgoers were buried alive.
You were alive when you were born and you are alive at this moment, so you must be alive any point in between. That implies everyone's life is a convex one.
I looked up, and did not recognize the same man: before, I had seen death in his face; but now he was alive, and I recognized in him the presence of God.
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.
Meet lots of people while your father is still alive, go to many places while your horse is still strong.
'Are all of your grandparents still alive?’ ‘No, my mum’s father died last year.’
Journalism largely consists in saying 'Lord Jones Dead' to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive.
As she watched, the birds, especially Chizuko's golden crane, looked alive in a light autumn breeze.
Death is the point at which you can't be alive again. You can't die and then come back to life. If you think that happened, you weren't really dead.
The superior man is affected towards animals: having seen them alive, he cannot bear to see them die; having heard their cries, he cannot bear to eat their flesh.

2. lively

a lively child
My grandfather is 90 years old and very lively.
The discussion the villagers had on the environment was quite lively.
Today's party was really lively, wasn't it?
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The atmosphere was lively; with great music and people chatting.
My grandpa is a lively and good-humoured man.
Happy him who with ease can steer, from grave to gay, from lively to severe.
Why do you supose it is that some people remain lively all their lives, even in their old age?
The party went well because everybody was happy and lively.
a lively discussion / Barcelona’s many lively bars
A lively place is full of people who are busy or who are enjoying themselves.
In the streets of this once lively industrial neighbourhood, two out of three houses are now for sale.
But the house is much more lively since she came.
People need to be more lively when presenting their work.

3. vivacious

He brought along his wife, a vivacious blonde, some 20 years his junior.

4. living

We bought a grand piano which took up half of our living room.
Living conditions were hard.
My living expense is rising year by year.
From time to time, I think about my mother who is no longer living.
Most living creatures in the sea are affected by pollution.
A critically wounded elephant went berserk and attacked every living thing in his path.
He's supposed to be living in Nagano. What's he doing at Tokyo station?
Living abroad is the best way to learn a foreign language.
Because of inflation, salaries can't keep up with the high cost of living.
Foreign businessmen living in Tokyo often complain of the high prices for imported western food.
He is an individual with his own living space and his own sleeping space.
If you can't go to an English-speaking country to study, perhaps you can find an English native speaker living nearby that can help you learn English.
Most of the Melanesians living in Papua New Guinea have very curly hair, don't they?
Living as I do in a remote village, I seldom have visitors.
I don't think that there is any better way to learn English than by living in America.

5. livelier

6. livening

... with people time or livening up a stale relationship...

7. Vivid

Nothing is more vivid than a picture.
Life's experiences make vivid records on the sensitive plate of his mind.
You've got a vivid imagination!
The event still remains vivid in my memory.
The portrayal of... is vivid
I am pleased with this vivid portrait in particular.
With such a vivid imagination he'll become either a world-famous novelist or a lunatic.
The playwright cherishes the vivid memories of his childhood.
The original and the copy are easily distinguished since the one is much more vivid than the other.
The patient's descriptions of her family are vivid, but very cynical.
This information becomes much more vivid
vivid memories, vivid description
What seemed dull and colourless before, seems bright and vivid now.
There is a downside to this: painful and unpleasant memories are as vivid as if they had just occurred.
Dickens' thoughts come across along with the vivid depiction of old London.

8. animate

animate and inanimate objects. animated by the thrill of the chase
His arrival immediately animated the party.