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exist

US [ɪɡˈzɪst]
UK [ɪɡ'zɪst]
  • v.存在;生存;实际上有
  • Web生活;发生;同本义
Simple Present:exists  Present Participle:existing  Past Tense:existed  
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v.
1.
[i]
存在;实际上有to be real; to be present in a place or situation
Does life exist on other planets?
其他行星上有生命吗?
The problem only exists in your head, Jane.
这个问题不过是你的想象,简。
Few of these monkeys still exist in the wild.
这些野生的猴子已为数不多了。
On his retirement the post will cease to exist .
他退休后这个职位就不复存在。
The charity exists to support victims of crime.
设立这个慈善机构是为了援助罪案受害者。
2.
[i]
~ (on sth)
(尤指在困境或贫困中)生活,生存to live, especially in a difficult situation or with very little money
We existed on a diet of rice.
我们靠吃大米过活。
They can't exist on the money he's earning.
他们靠他挣的那点钱无法维持生活。

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