But I doubt it will have a lasting influence on Polish politics.
But if this affair does not do lasting damage to the party, Meretz does appear to be on the rise.
Friends of mine that served there with USAID find it difficult to point to lasting impacts.
Ben Carson spoke at my high school graduation and made a lasting impression—though probably not in the way he intended.
Mom has brought the importance of literacy to the front lines, and this will be her lasting legacy.
He was secretary of the Jewish community in Vienna, and did a lasting service to education by his visit to the Orient in 1856.
There is a man here who has earned a lasting place in our hearts and in our history.
The next summer the truce for a year ended, after lasting until the Pythian games.
May my attachment to her be pure as devotion, and lasting as immortal life!
No honest opposition, while it might pain him, would produce a lasting alienation of feeling between him and the opponent.
"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.).