||talk without respect, talk back
||Did you hear him lip off the police? He called them pigs.
||rude, impolite, cheeky, sassy
||If you get lippy with me, I'll give you extra work to do.
|lips are sealed
||will not talk about it, mum's the word
||I won't tell anybody you love the coach. My lips are sealed.
||drunk, having drunk too much liquor, sloshed
||I wish Pa wouldn't get liquored up when he goes to town.
||listen carefully, pay attention
||The coach said, "Listen up, guys. This is important."
|little bird told me
||(See a little bird told me)
|little by little
||a little progress each time you try, bit by bit
||Little by little, we saved our money to buy this house.
|little white lie
||(See white lie)
|live and let live
||live your life and let others live their lives
||Pop's approach to life is simple and fair: live and let live.
||follow, use as a guide
||My husband and I live by two principles: honesty and trust.