remain


remain
01. All that [remained] after Larry left the room was the smell of his cigar.
02. People with HIV can [remain] in good health for years.
03. The Prime Minister is expected to [remain] in office until the end of the year, at which time he will announce his retirement.
04. He was able to [remain] good friends with his wife after they divorced.
05. The little boy had to [remain] behind while his friends went to the lake.
06. There is an old Chinese saying that he who asks a question is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask [remains] a fool forever.
07. Heda Bejar once noted that the fragrance always [remains] in the hand that gives the rose.
08. Samuel Johnson once said that it's better to [remain] silent, and be thought a fool than open one's mouth, and remove all doubt.
09. Albert Pine once said that what we do for ourselves dies with us, whereas what we do for others, and the world [remains], and is immortal.
10. Someone once observed that we are born brave, trusting, and greedy, and most of us [remain] greedy.
11. Picasso observed that every child is an artist. The problem is how to [remain] an artist once he grows up.
12. We live inside the [remains] of the Big Bang which created the universe.
13. Martin Luther King, Jr. once remarked that the hottest place in hell is reserved for those who [remain] neutral in times of great moral conflict.
14. There is a Danish proverb which states that a fool is like all other men as long as he [remains] silent.
15. Impressionist artist Renoir once remarked that pain passes, but beauty [remains].
16. A gray whale can [remain] underwater for up to fifteen minutes.
17. After his death, Alexander the Great's [remains] were preserved in a huge pot of honey.
18. After the rain stopped, large puddles [remained] on the parking lot.
19. A snake's biting reflex [remains] for up to 60 minutes after it has died.
20. In 1989, when asked again whether the Beatles might get back together, George Harrison answered, "As far as I'm concerned, there won't be a Beatles reunion as long as John Lennon [remains] dead."
21. In 1903, the 10,000-year-old [remains] of the earliest known man in England were found in a town named Cheddar.
22. A young gorilla will [remain] with its mother until 5 years of age.
23. We're planning to spend the first couple of weeks visiting relatives in Istanbul, and then the [remainder] of our holidays in Izmir.
24. Down three nothing, the Canucks must win the [remaining] four games to avoid being eliminated.
25. The [remains] of an elderly man missing for the past two months have been found in a wooded area near his home.
26. Many people who are dying choose to spend their [remaining] days at home with the people they know and love.
27. Samuel Beckett once claimed, "We are all born mad. Some [remain] so."
28. The natural gas we use was formed from the [remains] of plants and sea creatures which sank to the ocean floor between 200 and 400 million years ago.

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  • Remain — Re*main (r? m?n ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Remained} ( m?nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Remaining}.] [OF. remaindre, remanoir, L. remanere; pref. re re + manere to stay, remain. See {Mansion}, and cf. {Remainder}, {Remnant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To stay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Remain — Re*main n. 1. State of remaining; stay. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Which often, since my here remain in England, I ve seen him do. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is left; relic; remainder; chiefly in the plural. The remains of old Rome. Addison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remain — I (continue) verb adhere, be constant, be permanent, be steadfast, be tenacious, carry on, continue, endure, exist, extend, go on, hang on, hold out, keep, keep going, keep on, last, linger, maintain, outlast, outlive, perdure, perpetuate,… …   Law dictionary

  • remain — [ri mān′] vi. [ME remainen < OFr remaindre < L remanere < re , back, behind + manere, to stay: see MANOR] 1. to be left or left over when the rest has been taken away, destroyed, or disposed of in some way 2. a) to stay while others go… …   English World dictionary

  • remain — [v] stay, wait abide, be left, bide, bivouac, bunk*, cling, continue, delay, dwell, endure, freeze, go on, halt, hang, hang out, hold over, hold the fort*, hover, inhabit, keep on, last, linger, live, lodge, make camp, nest, outlast, outlive,… …   New thesaurus

  • Remain — Re*main , v. t. To await; to be left to. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] The easier conquest now remains thee. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remain — *stay, wait, abide, tarry, linger Antonyms: depart …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • remain — ► VERB 1) be in the same place or condition during further time. 2) continue to be: he remained alert. 3) be left over after others or other parts have been completed, used, or dealt with. ORIGIN Latin remanere, from manere to stay …   English terms dictionary

  • remain — re|main W1S1 [rıˈmeın] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: remaindre, from Latin remanere, from manere to stay ] 1.) [I always + adverb/preposition, linking verb] to continue to be in the same state or condition ▪ Please remain seated until …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • remain — {{11}}remain (n.) those left over or surviving, late 15c., from REMAIN (Cf. remain) (v.). But the more usual noun form in English has been REMAINDER (Cf. remainder) except in remains, euphemism for corpse, attested from c.1700, from mortal… …   Etymology dictionary