alive and kicking
alive and kicking & alive and well
Fig. well and healthy. •

Jane: How is Bill since his illness last month? Mary: Oh; he's alive and kicking.

The last time I saw Tom, he was alive and well.

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{adj. phr.} Very active; vigorous; full of energy. * /Grandpa was taken to the hospital with pneumonia, but he was discharged yesterday and is alive and kicking./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • alive and kicking — {adj. phr.} Very active; vigorous; full of energy. * /Grandpa was taken to the hospital with pneumonia, but he was discharged yesterday and is alive and kicking./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • alive and kicking — kicking kicking n. The act of delivering a blow with the foot. Syn: kick, boot. [WordNet 1.5] {alive and kicking} alive and vigorously active. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alive and kicking — If something is active and doing well, it is alive and kicking.  (It can be used for people too.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • alive\ and\ kicking — adj. phr. Very active; vigorous; full of energy. Grandpa was taken to the hospital with pneumonia, but he was discharged yesterday and is alive and kicking …   Словарь американских идиом

  • alive and kicking — alive and well, living and breathing, alive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alive and kicking — Synonyms and related words: aboveground, alive, among the living, animate, animated, breathing, bright eyed and bushy tailed, capable of life, chipper, conscious, endowed with life, enjoying health, enlivened, eupeptic, existent, fine, fit, fit… …   Moby Thesaurus

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