alive and kicking

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alive and vigorously active.

See also: kicking

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Your family is alive and kicking; and Tommy Brock has had refreshment.
"It was an incredible game of cricket, an incredible atmosphere and Test cricket is alive and kicking.
'I would say democracy in the Philippines is alive and kicking in fact merong mga opposition...
Neil Warnock declared Cardiff's Premier League survival bid 'alive and kicking' after securing a vital 2-0 win at fellow strugglers Brighton.
Speaking with Nigerian Tribune on Monday during his tour to some motor parks in the state, Alhaji Oyerinde who expressed surprised at the ever-growing rumour in the last few days said: 'glory be to God I am alive and kicking.'
ere were people who wrote us o but we're alive and kicking. e performance was great," he said, with Villa three points clear of the bottom three.
The body building actor was rumored dead from a gun shot to the head last month, but now sources say he is still alive and kicking.
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THE singer in a Simple Minds tribute act had a heart attack on stage just as the band were about to play Alive and Kicking.