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real live

Definition of real live in English:

humorous Used to emphasize the existence of something, especially if it is surprising or unusual: a real live detective had been at the factory
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  • I think there is a real live monkey living in my computer and he messes with my head by dealing me hands that cannot be won.
  • After three years I am actually taking a real live vacation where I pack a suitcase, get on a plane, and sleep in a hotel.
  • Have I ever shared with you my actual fear of real live trains?
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