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stand the test of time

If something stands the test of time, it is still popular, strong, etc. after a long time: Which songs from the last year will stand the test of time?
Translations of “stand the test of time”
in Chinese (Traditional) 禁得起時間的考驗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经受住时间的考验…
(Definition of stand the test of time from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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