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The Universal Dictionary

liven

['laɪv(ə)n]

гл.; = liven up

  1. оживиться, развеселиться

  2. оживить, развеселить

Learning (En-Ru)

liven

['laɪvn]

v

  • to liven up — оживлять(ся)
  • the incident livened her up — происшествие её заметно оживило
  • the club is livening up — в клубе становится всё более оживлённо

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"Then lets liven it up a little.
– Тогда надо повеселее.
Jones, James / From Here to EternityДжонс, Джеймс / Отныне и вовек
Отныне и вовек
Джонс, Джеймс
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
© 1951 by James Jones
© renewed 1991 by Gloria Jones, James Anthony Phillipe Jones, and Kaylie Anne Jones
To liven things up even more, we can also throw in the NOT operator.
Чтобы сделать все еще интереснее, введем оператор N01.
Mishra, Sanjay,Beaulieu, Alan / Mastering Oracle SQLМишра, Санжей,Бьюли, Алан / Секреты Oracle SQL
Секреты Oracle SQL
Мишра, Санжей,Бьюли, Алан
© 2002 O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
© Символ-Плюс, 2003
Mastering Oracle SQL
Mishra, Sanjay,Beaulieu, Alan
© 2002 O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
It would really liven things up.
О, так в музее стало бы намного интересней.
Kinsella, Sophie / The Secret Dreamworld of a ShopaholicКинселла, Софи / Тайный мир шопоголика
Тайный мир шопоголика
Кинселла, Софи
© Copyright Sophie Kinsella
© 2005, Фантом Пресс
© Анастасия Корчагина, перевод
The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic
Kinsella, Sophie
© Copyright Sophie Kinsella
While if you stick to consciousness, even though the same result is attained, you can at least flog yourself at times, and that will, at any rate, liven you up.
Ну, а при сознании хоть и тот же результат выходит, то есть тоже будет нечего делать, но по крайней мере самого себя иногда можно посечь, а это все-таки подживляет.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Notes from the UndergroundДостоевский, Фёдор / Записки из подполья
Записки из подполья
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Наука", 1989
Notes from the Underground
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2008 by Classic House Books
Dementiy Trifonovich Getmanov had been born in Liven in the province of Voronezh, but had worked many years in the Ukraine and had long-standing ties with his Ukrainian comrades.
Дементий Трифонович Гетманов был родом из Ливен Воронежской области, но у него имелись долгие связи с украинскими товарищами, так как он много лет вел партийную работу на Украине.
Grossman, Vasily / Life and FateГроссман, Василий / Жизнь и судьба
Жизнь и судьба
Гроссман, Василий
© Издательство "Книжная палата", 1988
Life and Fate
Grossman, Vasily
© 1980 by Editions L'Age D'Homme
© 1985 by Collins Harvill
Zernov and Irene appeared. Our end of the table livened up right away.
Подошли Зернов с Ириной; наш край сразу оживился и зашумел.
Abramov, Aleksandr,Abramov, Sergei / Horsemen from NowhereАбрамов, Александр,Абрамов, Сергей / Всадники из ниоткуда
Всадники из ниоткуда
Абрамов, Александр,Абрамов, Сергей
© Издательство «Детская литература», 1968 г.
Horsemen from Nowhere
Abramov, Aleksandr,Abramov, Sergei
© Mir Publishers, 1969
Bazarov did not care for this measured and rather formal regularity in daily life, like "gliding along rails" he called it; livened footmen and stately butlers offended his democratic sentiments.
Базарову не нравилась эта размеренная, несколько торжественная правильность ежедневной жизни; "как по рельсам катишься", - уверял он: ливрейные лакеи, чинные дворецкие оскорбляли его демократическое чувство.
Тургенев, И.С. / Отцы и детиTurgenev, I.S. / Fathers and sons
Fathers and sons
Turgenev, I.S.
©1948 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Отцы и дети
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1969
The guests livened up; their eyes gleamed, the talk mounted into a crescendo.
Гости оживали. В глазах у них появился блеск, разговоры становились все громче.
Durrell, Gerald / My family and other animalsДаррелл, Джеральд / Моя семья и другие звери
Моя семья и другие звери
Даррелл, Джеральд
© Издательство "Мир", 1971
My family and other animals
Durrell, Gerald
© Gerald M. Durrell, 1956
© renewed Gerald M. Durrell, 1984

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'laɪv(ə)nVerbоживиться; развеселиться

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liven up
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liven up
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liven up
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Word forms

liven

verb
Basic forms
Pastlivened
Imperativeliven
Present Participle (Participle I)livening
Past Participle (Participle II)livened
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I livenwe liven
you livenyou liven
he/she/it livensthey liven
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am liveningwe are livening
you are liveningyou are livening
he/she/it is liveningthey are livening
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have livenedwe have livened
you have livenedyou have livened
he/she/it has livenedthey have livened
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been liveningwe have been livening
you have been liveningyou have been livening
he/she/it has been liveningthey have been livening
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I livenedwe livened
you livenedyou livened
he/she/it livenedthey livened
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was liveningwe were livening
you were liveningyou were livening
he/she/it was liveningthey were livening
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had livenedwe had livened
you had livenedyou had livened
he/she/it had livenedthey had livened
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been liveningwe had been livening
you had been liveningyou had been livening
he/she/it had been liveningthey had been livening
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will livenwe shall/will liven
you will livenyou will liven
he/she/it will liventhey will liven
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be liveningwe shall/will be livening
you will be liveningyou will be livening
he/she/it will be liveningthey will be livening
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have livenedwe shall/will have livened
you will have livenedyou will have livened
he/she/it will have livenedthey will have livened
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been liveningwe shall/will have been livening
you will have been liveningyou will have been livening
he/she/it will have been liveningthey will have been livening
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would livenwe should/would liven
you would livenyou would liven
he/she/it would liventhey would liven
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be liveningwe should/would be livening
you would be liveningyou would be livening
he/she/it would be liveningthey would be livening
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have livenedwe should/would have livened
you would have livenedyou would have livened
he/she/it would have livenedthey would have livened
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been liveningwe should/would have been livening
you would have been liveningyou would have been livening
he/she/it would have been liveningthey would have been livening
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am livenedwe are livened
you are livenedyou are livened
he/she/it is livenedthey are livened
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being livenedwe are being livened
you are being livenedyou are being livened
he/she/it is being livenedthey are being livened
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been livenedwe have been livened
you have been livenedyou have been livened
he/she/it has been livenedthey have been livened
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was livenedwe were livened
you were livenedyou were livened
he/she/it was livenedthey were livened
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being livenedwe were being livened
you were being livenedyou were being livened
he/she/it was being livenedthey were being livened
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been livenedwe had been livened
you had been livenedyou had been livened
he/she/it had been livenedthey had been livened
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be livenedwe shall/will be livened
you will be livenedyou will be livened
he/she/it will be livenedthey will be livened
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been livenedwe shall/will have been livened
you will have been livenedyou will have been livened
he/she/it will have been livenedthey will have been livened