remain down

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Related to remain down: stay down, remain away, remain on something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.remain down - be counted out; remain down while the referee counts to ten
boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs - fighting with the fists
lose - fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war"
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Had there been any doors or windows in the lower rooms, or had not the boards of the house been so thick and stout, escape could have been easy; but to remain down below was like being in a cellar or the hold of a ship, and they did not like the darkness or the damp smell.
I gave that man some spiritual advice and disposed of him, and then paid the telescope man his full fee, and said that we were charmed with the trip and would remain down, and not reascend and require him to fetch us down by telescope.
Whenever I tried to rise, he rushed me, and I could not remain down there indefinitely without air.
While we can't comment on the detailed content of a report that we haven't seen, the allegations we have heard are entirely false and misleading." Shares of GE are off their lows of earlier in the pre-market session, but remain down 3.5% at $8.71.
Increased production for the fourth consecutive year in Indonesia and Malaysia has seen palm oil prices remain down compared with last year.
In contrast, exports of the mining, phosphates and derivatives "remain down with a rate of 2.7%.
Hammill's family remain down south which may prove key.
New car registrations for the year to date remain down 4.68% - from 79,897 to 83,823 - on the same period last year.
(It's okay bossI'm sorry)," the man is heard saying but the officer proceeds to step his head with his two feet as he continues to shout "Chini wewe!" (Remain down there).
Prices continue to stabilize, though they remain down 5%-10% year-on-year (y/y), according to the report.
At the same time, average pasture land rents were flat in the first part of 2017, but remain down 2% on an annual comparison.
There will always be ups and downs, but if they remain down for a period of weeks without obvious reason, parents should support their child and think about looking for help."