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live together

Definition of live together in English:

(Especially of a couple not married to each other) share a home and have a sexual relationship: they eventually decided to tie the knot after living together for eight years
More example sentences
  • The couple was living together and the girl wanted to continue the relationship.
  • It's really important that couples living together get the legal protection they need.
  • The couple had been living together for three years and were planning to buy a house.
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