One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘unless that is sorted out, the problem will remain’
continue to exist, endure, last, abide, go on, carry on, persist, hang in the air, stay around, stay round, stand, be extant, hold out, prevail, survive, live on
cease to exist
2‘he would have to remain in hospital for around a month’
stay, stay behind, stay put, wait, wait around, linger, be left, hold on, hang on, rest, stop
informal hang around, hang round
British informal hang about
archaic bide, tarry
go, depart, leave
3‘union leaders remain sceptical’
continue to be, stay, keep, persist in being, carry on being, go on being
4‘I think we should leave them alone for the few minutes that remain’
be left, be left over, be still available, be unused
have not yet passed, have not yet expired
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