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Pronunciation: / dyʀe /

Translation of durer in English:

verbe intransitif

  • 6 (se prolonger longtemps)
    to go on for long
    la pluie ne va pas durer
    the rain will not go on for long
    ça ne peut plus durer
    it can't go on any longer
    faire durer
    to keep [somebody] alive
    faire durer le plaisir [ironique]
    to prolong the agony

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