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remain down

1. To continue to be at a lower physical position. The flag will remain down for the rest of the week in honor of the soldiers who were killed in the attack. The officers told us to remain down until the area had been secured.
2. To continue to be at a diminished or weakened emotional or physical state. We tried cheering Tom up, but his spirits remained down for the rest of the day. Even though I had mostly recovered from the 'flu, I still remained down for the better part of the summer.
3. To continue to be at a diminished level of output or activity. The markets are expected to remain down for several weeks as a result of the company's surprise bankruptcy. Our productivity has remained down ever since Bill went on sick leave.
4. To continue to be inactive or inoperative. The website remained down for several days due to technical issues. We were hoping the elevator would be working by now, but it remains down.
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remain down

to stay down; to keep down. I asked them to remain down until the shooting stopped. Please remain down with me so no one will see us.
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The longer-term trend remains down but the current recovery may create a stronger support levels.
The index remains down by around 7 percent since the start of 2016.
Assuming milk production remains down on last year, and follows a similar pattern to previous years, there looks to be just enough to cover consumer-led requirements in 2016.
Buoyed by a recovery in the price of oil and declining fears over global growth, the FTSEurofirst 300 is up 5% this week, expected to achieve its largest increase since January last year, although the Index remains down 10% this year.
On Friday, the stock rebounded five per cent to $21.09 but remains down a hefty 44.5 per cent.
Kuala Lumpur, December 23 ( ANI ): PSY, whose first music video 'Bird' from his first album 'Psy from the PSYcho World!' earned him a cult following in his home country, amazingly remains down to earth about the whirlwind ride that his 'Gangnam Style' horse dance has taken him on.
May's new car market saw a 15th successive month of growth, with overall registrations up by 11% to 180,111, but it remains down on 2007 levels.
Consumer spending remains down by 8-9% on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis, and unemployment is touching 27%.
When the trains are not active the bridge remains down for cross traffic.
This key bench-mark remains down about 14% from cycle peaks in 2000, but Wachovia is forecasting a fourth-quarter recovery followed by 2-4% growth in 2004.
single family homes saw a seasonally adjusted price increase of 0.7 percent in February from January, the amount however remains down 6.5 percent from a year earlier, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said on Wednesday.
The Robins unveiled Aussie bad boy Mason as their new signing on September 4, but he remains Down Under waiting for work permit clearance.
But it remains down on all of last year, according to the latest Consumer Confidence Survey released yesterday by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and information and measurement firm Nielsen.
While Dannii remains Down Under filming Australia's Got Talent, ex-rugby player, Kris, 32, has been staying with family near his home town of Salford.