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durare
Pronunciation: /duˈrare/

Translation of durare in English:

verbo intransitivo aus. essere, avere

  • 4 (persistere) (pioggia)
    to go on for long
  • 5 (rimanere)durare in carica
    to remain in office

Idioms

durare da Natale a Santo Stefano

= to last a very short time

un bel gioco dura poco

[proverb]
= the shortest jokes are the best

chi la dura la vince

slow and steady wins the race

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