What does "lasts" mean in this situation?
What does "lasts" mean in the sentence: "A fad, he says, lasts a very short time and is not very important"? When I had to choose 1 in 2 answers: "Come to an end" and "continues to be present". I chose "Come to an end". I don't understand why is wrong.
the infinitive to last means to continue - as shown above; it might be derived from, say, having a group of shoes and finding one pair still standing after months of wearing them. The pair still there is last. Another use might be to outlast something.
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