It lay there with its eyes closed, dead as a doornail.
He has been dead for two years.
The phone went dead.
What a dead place this is!
The acting was rather dead.
The street seems dead without all the bustle of the children.
You seem half dead.
My dead fingers could not untie the knot.
My legs had gone completely dead.
She finished speaking, and there was dead silence in the room.
His love for you is dead.
The debate is now dead.
Latin has become a dead language.
Many people say that detente is now a dead letter.
He fell with a dead thud.
She clung to the hope that her son was still alive.
Are your grandparents still alive?
He is fully alive to the possible dangers.
The city was all alive when he arrived.
Your father will skin you alive. 你父亲会活剥了你的皮的。
It lies upon him to keep the whole family alive. 养活全家是他的责任。
The doctors gave my uncle up ten years ago, but he's still alive! 十年前医生认为我叔叔已经无指望了，但他现在仍活着!
If not for the police he might be alive today," she says. 如果不是因为警察那么他今天还会活着，”她说。
I pick up where I left off, and go on to describe to them how, despite allappearances, my father did not actually make it off that boat alive. 我从故事剩下的地方，重新开始，我要向他们描述，尽管表面上看不出来，但我父亲的生命实际上并没有完整地活着走出那条船。
Do you realize that to do these things you will have to be alive? 你是否意识到为了完成这些使命你必须活着?
Yet without the help of nurses I would not be alive today. 不过如果没有这些护士帮忙，可能我根本活不到今天。
You are alive. 你是活着的。
After all, all living creatures live by feeding on something else,whether it be plantor animal, dead or alive. 因为一切生物都是靠吃别的东西来活命的，不管这种东西是植物还是动物，死的还是活的。
I have thought about the question of why we are alive repeatedly. 对于为什么活着的问题我已经思考过了无数次了。
Schrodinger despised it because he thought it was absurd to think of a pussy thatcould be both dead and alive at the same time. 薛定谔轻视它，是因为他认为那个猫咪的思想实验很荒谬，因为这猫在同一时刻不可能既是死的也是活着的。
The king said, 'This one says, 'My son is alive and your son is dead, ' while thatone says, 'No! 王说，这妇人说活孩子是我的，死孩子是你的，那妇人说不然，死孩子是你的，活孩子是我的
Who in my archives is still alive? 在我的档案里还有谁仍然活着?
There was only one man alive that went to that school, but he has not talked since. 在这所学校上过学的人，只有一个还活着，但是从那以后他就再也没有说过话。
I think the beginning of the flowers open only to themselves, because the motheralive when the flowers will win the day in a head-to me. 开始我认为花儿的开放只是为了自己，因为在妈妈活着的时候总会在花开的那天摘下一朵给我戴在头上。
Yet here they are, alive and well. 但它们现在还在，并且存活的很好。
We never learn the joy and peace of free time to just be alive. 我们从不知道单纯就只是活着，那份属于闲暇的乐趣和平静。
“Nobody gets out of love alive, ” she laughs. 她笑着说“没有人能活着离开爱。”
A philosopher once wanted to know whether he was alive or not, which is a goodquestion for everyone to put to himself occasionally. 一位哲人一次曾想弄清他自己是否是在活着，这个问题我们每个人也大不可不时的问问我们自己。
After all, all living creatures live by feeding on something else, whether it be plantor animal, dead or alive, and it is only by chance that such a fate is avoided. 因为一切生物都是靠吃别的东西来活命的，不管这种东西是植物还是动物，死的还是活的，因此，生物偶尔才能避免被吃掉的命运。