be survived by someone
- mainly journalism
if you are survived by someone, they are still alive after you have died
Santos is survived by his wife of 49 years.
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be survived by someone — mainly journalism phrase if you are survived by someone, they are still alive after you have died Santos is survived by his wife of 49 years. Thesaurus: to die or to be killedsynonym Main entry: survive … Useful english dictionary
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