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to be still alive, working, or making progress after a difficult or dangerous experience
to manage to live, especially under difficult conditions
to continue to stay alive or be well, or to continue to be able to do a job, in spite of difficulties
to continue to exist, especially in a difficult or dangerous situation
to move or continue existing with difficulty
trying to remain successful or continue to exist
to be ready to continue with your life or job despite a defeat or failure
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a country that is ruled by a president or other leader that people vote for, rather than by a...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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