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Unless we solve this problem, humans will soon be the only beings ______ on earth.
A.staying B.left C.over D.survived

This is a question in one of my English tests. My teacher said that I should choose survived.
I think we cannot use this word here because it would be "humans will soon be the only beings to be survived."
Please tell me if it is the correct answer.
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Definitely not D, IMO.

B seems very appropriate.
This is a context where survived would work:

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Yes, thank you very much Marius Hancu.
I lost 0.4 point for this sentence. (I chose B)
AnduyYes, thank you very much Marius Hancu.
I lost 0.4 point for this sentence. (I chose B)
Is your teacher a native English speaker?
I think you made the only correct choice there Anduy, but it's no good trying to argue with teachers! Emotion: smile At least you know that you have a good understanding of English, even if you don't always get credit for it.
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It's also a question in my English test today. I choose D.survived, but in my friend's English exercises, the correct answer is B.left. I think survived is correct. (Sorry, my English is bad, I can't write what I think)
Unless we solve this problem, humans will soon be the only beings ____ on earth.

survived refers to some event in the past. The sentence is speaking of a future event.

Unless we solve this problem, humans will soon be the only beings who will survive/ surviving on earth.
According to you, which answer I shoul choose? B. left or D. survived??
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