lived : Common Errors in English


In expressions like “long-lived” pronouncing the last part to rhyme with“dived” is more traditional, but rhyming it with “sieved” is so commonthat it’s now widely acceptable.
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  • Nazi unit leader's Minneapolis life prompts shock
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The revelation Friday that a former commander of a Nazi SS-led military unit has lived quietly in Minneapolis for the past six decades came as a shock to people who knew him, prompted harsh condemnations from World War II survivors in the U.S. and Europe, and led prosecutors in Poland to say they would investigate.
    June 15, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Meet 'Ivan': The Gorilla Who Lived In A Shopping Mall
    Katherine Applegate's The One and Only Ivan was inspired by a real-life gorilla who lived in a mall in Tacoma, Wash. The author says humans have "a real obligation" to care responsibly for animals in captivity.
    June 14, 2013 - NPR
  • Relay Corner: Dana Johnson: A life lived with gusto
    Dana Johnson of Pembroke was a rugged and active man who lived with gusto. He promised his wife, Tricia, 10 good years when they began dating in 2002, shortly after her 40th birthday, and he delivered on his promise. At the time, neither of them realized that he would die virtually weeks after that anniversary passed. Dana’s Way, Tricia’s Relay For Life team, honors his life.
    June 14, 2013 - Pembroke Mariner & Reporter