01. Do you believe that life [exists] on other planets?
02. The [existence] of a dinosaur fossil with feathers has cast doubt on the theory that birds are descended from dinosaurs.
03. Sometimes I wonder if intelligent life [exists] on other planets, or even on this planet for that matter.
04. Because of its geographic isolation, there are many plants and animals which [exist] only in Australia.
05. I'm totally in love with this woman at work, but she doesn't even seem to know I [exist].
06. Researchers recently discovered the [existence] of a previously unknown sonata by Beethoven.
07. His salary is barely enough for his family to [exist] on.
08. I don't believe in the [existence] of ghosts.
09. Bill Watterson once said that the surest sign that intelligent life [exists] elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.
10. The philosopher Voltaire once remarked that if God did not [exist], it would be necessary to invent him.
11. Sholem Asch once said that not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our [existence].
12. There is a Hebrew proverb which states that the world [exists] on three things: truth, justice, and peace.
13. There is an Irish proverb which observes that it is better to [exist] unknown to the law.
14. According to scientists, gold [exists] on Mars, Mercury and Venus.
15. More than 2,500 cover versions of The Beatles' "Yesterday" [exist], making it the most recorded song in history.
16. As of December 31, 1991, the U.S.S.R. no longer [existed] as a single country.
17. In 1683, Dutch scientist Antony van Leeuwenhoek became the first to report the [existence] of bacteria.
18. Matter [exists] in three states: solid, liquid and gas.

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