withstand the test of time

withstand the test of time

1. To work, function, or endure for a very long time. As computer technology improves, it's ironically getting harder and harder to find a piece of equipment that can withstand the test of time.
2. To be particularly popular or well regarded for a long period of time. Of all the other cast members, hers was the only career that withstood the test of time.
See also: of, test, time, withstand
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Every board member wants to issue high-quality standards that we think are going to withstand the test of time.
When I came across Martinizing, I knew right away it was a concept that would withstand the test of time and the more I learned about the company, the more I was impressed.
It is an exciting time for affordable housing in the city and together we will continue to address the demand for quality properties by progressing forward in our desire in create sustainable and affordable homes that will withstand the test of time.
Dispute: Pure silver is too malleable to create decorative items that will withstand the test of time.
It continues to withstand the test of time, even with increased human interaction and natural occurrences.
Redmann's stylish depiction of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances has and will continue to withstand the test of time.
IN the face of intense competition within the supercar sector Jaguar is doing its best to enable its XK8 coupe and roadster models to withstand the test of time.
In the face of intense competition within the supercar sector, Jaguar is doing its best to enable its XK8 coupA and roadster models to withstand the test of time.