survive


survive
01. She [survived] a car accident in which both her parents were killed.
02. Searchers are still looking for [survivors] of the passenger jet that crashed into the Pacific Ocean near here.
03. She had to take a short course in [survival] techniques before going on the 2-week hike.
04. He [survived] in the jungle for three months by himself.
05. I go mountain bike riding every Sunday, and if I [survive], I should become pretty skilled over time.
06. All soldiers get [survival] training in the army.
07. The [survival] of many different species depends on government action.
08. Rescue workers are still searching for [survivors] of a plane that crashed into the side of a mountain in Alberta this morning.
09. Most of her family were killed in the conflict in Cambodia. Her only [surviving] relative is her grandmother.
10. I thought he had been killed, but actually as I learned later, he [survived].
11. At the most fundamental level, human social behavior is necessary to ensure human [survival].
12. W. Edwards Deming once remarked that learning is not compulsory, and that neither is [survival].
13. Comedian Bill Cosby once observed that you can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can [survive] it.
14. Albert Einstein once said that it is a miracle that curiosity [survives] formal education.
15. There is an African proverb which states that there are three things that a man must know to [survive] in this world: what is too much for him, what is too little, and what is just right.
16. The koala is one of the few land animals that does not need to drink water to [survive].
17. Because microwave ovens cook so fast, germs can [survive] on the surface of the food.
18. Only about 15 percent of victims [survive] after receiving CPR.
19. To [survive], most birds must eat at least half their own weight in food each day.
20. Of the twenty people on the bus that crashed, only two [survived].
21. Oxygen is necessary for the [survival] of nearly all plants and animals.
22. In 1951, Shigeki Tanaka, a [survivor] of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War Two, won the Boston Marathon.

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