continue to exist

See: endure, last
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the whey and the grapes being necessaries of life to certain invalids whom physicians cannot repair, and who only continue to exist by the grace of whey or grapes.
Several States have endeavored, by separate prohibitions, restrictions, and exclusions, to influence the conduct of that kingdom in this particular, but the want of concert, arising from the want of a general authority and from clashing and dissimilar views in the State, has hitherto frustrated every experiment of the kind, and will continue to do so as long as the same obstacles to a uniformity of measures continue to exist.
If, however, the modified offspring of a species get into some distinct country, or become quickly adapted to some quite new station, in which child and parent do not come into competition, both may continue to exist.
Who could continue to exist where there are no cows but the cows on the chimney-pots; nothing redolent of Pan but pan-tiles; no crop but stone crop?
Admit that without such perpetual devouring of one another the world cannot continue to exist, or could never have been organized--I am ever ready to confess that I cannot understand why this is so--but I'll tell you what I DO know, for certain.
were sunk beneath the waters of the ocean, these two birds might continue to exist in central Chile for a long period, but it is very improbable that their numbers would increase.
having no longer any utility continue to exist because we have
The Palace official said the government is not 'exploiting' its power, stressing that the mandate of local government units continue to exist.
He said that Daesh would continue to exist, "Just as al Qaeda continues to exist, although significantly degraded.
1 : to continue to exist over a long time : last <This tradition has endured for centuries.
An Ethical Difference will also continue to exist as a fundraising entity.
Latin dictionaries define subsistere as "to remain, to stand firm, to continue to exist," etc.