Thesaurus / linger
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Ives notes the timing for inclusion is still up in the air, but “another quarter of profitability would help answer any lingering questions that S&P have,” he notes.
HERE’S ONE POSSIBLE REASON WHY TESLA WASN’T ADDED TO THE S&P 500ANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Despite many gaps between stones, sounds briefly lingered inside Stonehenge Lego, the team found.
STONEHENGE ENHANCED SOUNDS LIKE VOICES OR MUSIC FOR PEOPLE INSIDE THE MONUMENTBRUCE BOWERAUGUST 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Previously, some people in Japan and elsewhere had tested positive twice for the virus weeks apart, but doctors had concluded that those results were due to test errors or lingering infection.
HONG KONG RESEARCHERS SAY THEY’VE FOUND THE WORLD’S FIRST CASE OF COVID-19 REINFECTIONANTONIO REGALADOAUGUST 24, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Then, for the same period, they identified marine heat waves occurring around the world, where water temperatures for a region lingered in the highest 10 percent ever recorded for that place and that time of year.
SPECIES MAY SWIM THOUSANDS OF KILOMETERS TO ESCAPE OCEAN HEAT WAVESCAROLYN GRAMLINGAUGUST 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Keep in mind, aerosols can linger in air long after a sick shopper has gone home.
SIX FOOT SOCIAL-DISTANCING WILL NOT ALWAYS BE ENOUGH FOR COVID-19TINA HESMAN SAEYAPRIL 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
I ought to linger nowhere; for misfortune flies to overtake me, and injures all that are connected with me.
WILHELM MEISTER'S APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAVELS, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Why did he linger behind when here was grass and water––surely water, for the smell of it was fresh and sweet.
THE EYE OF DREADPAYNE ERSKINE
But it did linger now, as Cally trod somewhat dreamily over streets that she had long known by heart.
V. V.'S EYESHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
WORDS RELATED TO LINGER
- be behind
- fall off
- get no place fast
- hang back
- inch along
- lose strength
- put off
- slow up
- blow past
- come off
- come to pass
- come up
- fall out
- fly by
- get ahead
- glide by
- go past
- pass away
- pass by
- push on
- run by
- run out
- slip away
- take place
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