English version

the rest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe restthe restREMAIN/BE LEFTwhat is left after everything or everyone else has gone or been used, dealt with, or mentionedremainder, leftovers You carry these two bags, and I’ll bring the rest. Two of the attackers were killed, and the rest escaped.the rest of Does anyone want the rest of this pizza? He’ll be in a wheelchair for the rest of his life.GRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?You use a singular verb after the rest when referring to an uncountable noun: The rest of the money is for you.I’ve eaten some cheese – the rest is in the fridge.You use a plural verb after the rest when referring to a group of people or things: Two of the terrorists were captured and the rest were killed. rest
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the rest of his lifeHe was to suffer from bouts of explosive flatulence for the rest of his life.He could live comfortably without a job for the rest of his life, though that is not the Dole way.It was praise that was to damn Lippincott for the rest of his life.He will have to take medication for the rest of his life.A woman died and a passenger was injured so badly he will be paraplegic for the rest of his life.But he'd try for the rest of his life to harm the boy if he could.
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