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last a long time

last a long time(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to remain usable for a long time)
a. durar mucho tiempo
A car like this, if well maintained, will last a long time.Un carro como este, si se mantiene bien, va a durar mucho tiempo.
2. (to continue for a while)
a. durar mucho tiempo
Well we all know the meeting is going to take a long time if Greg is there. He'll ask a million questions.Bueno, todos sabemos que la reunión va a durar mucho tiempo si Greg está presente. Va a hacer mil preguntas.
3. (to survive long)
a. sobrevivir mucho tiempo
The man whose body was found on the island apparently lasted a long time on his own out there.El hombre cuyo cadáver fue hallado en la isla parece haber sobrevivido mucho tiempo allá solo.
b. durar mucho tiempo.
You know, son, I'm not going to last a long time, and that's what I've decided to draw up a will.Yo no voy a durar mucho tiempo, hijo, ya lo sabes, por eso he decidido hacer testamento.
4. (to be enough for a while)
a. durar mucho tiempo
I bought a big bag of rice. That ought to last a long time.Compré una bolsa grande de arroz. Debe durar mucho tiempo.
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