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  • IPA(key): /prɛʒiˈvʲavəm/


преживявам (preživjávamimpf (perfective преживе́я)

  1. (transitive) to experience, to go through (to observe or undergo something either pleasant or unpleasent)
  2. (transitive) to endure, to suffer (to undergo something unpleasant)
    Той преживя години на болка. - He endured years of pain.
    Надявам се никога да не ти се наложи да преживееш същата болка. - I hope you never have to suffer the same pain.
  3. (intransitive) to survive (to continue to live, to remain alive)
  4. (transitive) to survive (to live past a life-threatening event.)
    Той не преживя инцидента. - He did not survive the accident.
  5. (transitive) to outlive, to outlast, to survive (to live longer than)
  6. (intransitive) to subsist, to make ends meet, to keep one's head above water, to scratch a living