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English definition of “last”

last

verb [I, T]
 
 
/lɑːst/
CONTINUE B1 to continue to happen, exist, or be useful: How long will the meeting last? We don't get much sun - enjoy it while it lasts! Most sessions last about an hour. The batteries only last about five hours.Continue and last
BE ENOUGH to be enough for a period of time: I've only got £30 to last me till the end of the month. We've got enough food to last another week.Enough
(Definition of last verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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