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be going strong

C2 to continue to exist and be successful or work well, after a long period: After two hundred years, the town's theatre is still going strong. His father is still going strong (= is alive and well) at 94.
Translations of “be going strong”
in Chinese (Traditional) 活躍依舊, 長盛不衰, 依然運行良好…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活跃依旧, 长盛不衰, 依然运行良好…
(Definition of be going strong from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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