living, not dead
in existence, continuing
"the happiest person alive"
"the nerve is alive"
"doctors are working hard to keep him alive"
"a live canary"
"she was wonderfully alive for her age"
"a face alive with mischief"
"an animated and expressive face"
"became very animated when he heard the good news"
"is alive to the moods of others"
"keep hope alive"
"the tradition was still alive"
"an active tradition"
"an alert mind"
"alert to the problems"
"alive to what is going on"
"awake to the dangers of her situation"
"was now awake to the reality of his predicament"
"a live volcano"
"the volcano is very much alive"
Is my boysGod rest his soul!salive or dead?
出自：Merchant of Venice , Shakespeare
The most contented happy man alive.
Why, bless my heart alive, my dear, how late you are!
误 An enemy soldier was caught living.
正 An enemy soldier was caught alive.
析 “活捉”应译成catch alive,不可用living。
误 The alive are more important to us than the dead.
正 The living are more important to us than the dead.
析 表示“活着的人”须用the living,不可说the alive。