remain behind

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remain behind

1. To continue to be physically present at or in some place or thing after other people have left. One of my men will behind to make sure Robert arrives safely. Tom always remains behind in the office to do work in peace.
2. To persist despite efforts to be removed. There's a lot to love about their newest video game, but it's clear that some technical issues have remained behind from its troubled development period. We had a whole bunch of QA testers working on the software, but it looks like some bugs remained behind in version being shipped to retailers.
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remain behind

to stay at a place even when others have left. Can't I go too? Do I have to remain behind? I will remain behind for a day or two.
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References in classic literature ?
This is as far as possible from the criticism that enlightens and ennobles, but it is still the ideal of most critics, deny it as they will; and because it is the ideal of most critics criticism still remains behind all the other literary arts.
PPP's Baksh Khan Mahar leads NA-25 Ghotki polls -- The polling for NA-25 Ghotki ended on Tuesday and according to unofficial and unverified results, Pakistan People's Party candidate Sardar Muhammad Baksh Khan Mahar is currently leading the race with 23,041 votes while his opponent Ahmed Khan Mahar remains behind with 22,987 votes so far.
Bulgaria remains behind most of Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries on GDP growth at the end of last year.
'People are valued by what remains behind them, based on their results,' emphasizes the prime minister.
Johnson remains behind bars and is not eligible for automatic parole until March 2019.
Marie, 74, wants a No Body No Parole law, which would keep killers who hide their victims' remains behind bars for life.
Van der Sloot denied any involvement in Holloway's disappearance but remains behind bars in Peru for a separate crime.
I think now I know what it takes to have a team that can compete, although in reality, UP's program remains behind. But I'll do whatever I can to help.
St Helens North MP Mr McGinn told the House of Commons that the Government should review parole guidelines to keep killers who fail to reveal the location of their victims' remains behind bars.
Lerner remains behind manager Paul Lambert after coaches Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa were suspended.
According to news24, despite having shipped 45.6 percent of its Category 1 and Category 2 chemicals, Syria remains behind schedule for destroying its entire arsenal by 30 June.
It remains behind the South East, at PS4.1 billion, East, at PS3.5 billion, and North West, at PS1.8 billion, despite all three suffering falls last year.
The EU as a whole performs well in an international comparison, even though it remains behind some of the most innovative economies worldwide.
Today, former St Edward's College pupil-Hardacre remains behind bars after his appeal against attempted murder fizzled out at the High Court in London yesterday when a witness delivered the exact opposite testimony upon which Hardacre was relying.
While a third person, Rudy Guede, remains behind bars, the documentary also asks what the acquittal means for the Kercher family, as well as reflecting on the implications for the Italian justice system.