I think it's wonderful that you have preserved an old way of life.
The diplomatist preserved a mournful silence as he left the drawing room.
The history of the city is unknown, though it is regarded as probable that it preserved its independence long after the Spaniards had taken possession of the rest of the district.
Were preserved meats invented to preserve meat merely?
The most important export is fish, other items being seaweed, marble, preserved foods, butter and margarine and infusorial earth.