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continue

A programming statement that points to the beginning of the loop that it is in. In the following C example, the continue statements point to the top of the while loop. The } brace at the end of the loop also points to the top of the loop.

   while (1)
   {
   get_next_input();
   if (end_of_file) 
        exit_routine();
   if (type=='1') 
       {
       process1_routine();
       continue;
       }
   else if (type=='2')
       {
       process2_routine();
       continue;
       }
   else display_type_error()
   }

continue

When used as a control instruction, it should be followed by another word(s) clarifying what is expected of the pilot. Examples: “continue taxi,” “continue descent,” or “continue inbound.”
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He decays rapidly,” he continued mournfully, “and must soon lie by the side of old Mohegan.
But Pierre continued his speech without heeding her.
As for your sons - as for you, young man,' he continued, sternly turning to me -
There are men in the world," Wingrave continued, "called philanthropists, amiable, obese creatures as a rule, whose professed aim in life it is to do as much good as possible.
Then," continued Michel Ardan, "would not this be the time to make the experiment which we dared not attempt when we were drowned in the sun's rays?
What you ask is impossible, monsieur," continued he, addressing Faria.
Be comforted, my dear Monsieur Mazarin," said he, with a half-smile, sad beneath its irony; "the Mesdemoiselles de Mancini will lose, in losing you, their most precious good; but they shall none the less be the richest heiresses of France; and since you have been kind enough to give me their dowry" -- the cardinal was panting -- "I restore it to them," continued Louis, drawing from his breast and holding towards the cardinal's bed the parchment which contained the donation that, during two days, had kept alive such tempests in the mind of Mazarin.
The conflict endured for several minutes without interruption, and to all appearances it might have continued to the present moment, had not the meek temper of the beast become unduly excited.
It is to be hoped it had one good effect at least," continued Maria.
On the 17th they continued down the course of the river, making fifteen miles to the southwest.
I am very willing to leave you to go on saying Voliere; but, as for me, I shall continued to say Moliere.
You can get in with me, if you like," Sir Edward continued, motioning toward the interior of his brougham.