Idiom: Alive and kicking


alive and kicking idiom meaning:  

  • alive and well (healthy)
  • in working condition

Example sentences

— I’ve been driving my car every day for fifteen years but it’s still alive and kicking.

— I'm not sure how I'll feel tomorrow but I just finished the marathon and I'm still alive and kicking.

— Tonight is John's bachelor party. If I'm still alive and kicking tomorrow afternoon I'll go with you to the football game.

— After 60 years, my grandfather's Patek Philippe's watch is still alive and kicking. No wonder they say, “You never actually own a Patek Philippe. You merely look after it for the next generation.”

— I cannot believe that my motorcycle broke down again. It was alive and kicking yesterday.

— I hate cold weather but my husband says that he wants to live here in Alaska as long as he's alive and kicking.

— I still use my iPhone 4s.  I don't see why I should upgrade as long as it's alive and kicking.

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