It lasted for 15 seconds, with a bit of a rock in the middle.
That envoy, former Sen. George Mitchell, lasted just over two years in the job before quitting.
Ouattara's Republican Forces captured 80 percent of the country in a lightning-fast offensive that lasted less than a week.
Last year he lasted 24½ hours before, he says, he had to leave to open his restaurant.
In this technological tirade, Rooney laments the death of his beloved typewriter, which lasted him 50 years.
The initiation in the mysteries of Eleusis lasted nine days.
His expedition, which left Copenhagen in 1761, lasted six years.
It was a part of his punishment, and the one which lasted longest.
Old people have a remembrance of a foot of snow which lasted for a week.
It is terrible to think of the torturing thirst that had lasted for days.
"following all others," from Old English latost (adj.) and lætest (adv.), superlative of læt (see late). Cognate with Old Frisian lest, Dutch laatst, Old High German laggost, German letzt. Meaning "most recent" is from c.1200. The noun, "last person or thing," is c.1200, from the adjective. Last hurrah is from the title of Edwin O'Connor's 1956 novel. Last word "final, definitive statement" is from 1650s. A dying person's last words so called by 1740. As an adjective, last-minute attested from 1913. Last-chance (adj.) is from 1962.
"endure, go on existing," from Old English læstan "to continue, endure," earlier "accomplish, carry out," literally "to follow a track," from Proto-Germanic *laistjan "to follow a track" (cf. Gothic laistjan "to follow," Old Frisian lasta "to fulfill, to pay (duties)," German leisten "to perform, achieve, afford"), from PIE *leis- "track, furrow."
Related to last (n.), not to last (adj.). Related: Lasted; lasting.
"shoemaker's block," from Old English læste, from last "track, footprint, trace," from Proto-Germanic *laist- (cf. Old Norse leistr "the foot," Middle Dutch, Dutch leest "form, model, last," Old High German leist "track, footprint," German Leisten "last," Gothic laistjan "to follow," Old English læran "to teach"); see last (v.).