be (still) going strong

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be (still) going strong

To be continuing to be healthy, successful, or functioning properly, especially after a long period of time. Smart phones are designed to become obsolete, but my old flip phone from 2004 is still going strong. My 94-year-old great-grandfather is going strong to this day!
See also: going, strong

be still going ˈstrong

(informal)
1 be still active, successful or working: After nine hours of chess, both players are still going strong.My car was made in the nineties, but it’s still going strong.
2 be still strong and healthy, in spite of being old: She’s 91 years old and still going strong.
See also: going, still, strong
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He relishes the fact that the Isley Brothers - having encompassed two generations of talent and a host of popular music styles such as doo-wop, rock, r&b and funk - are still going strong after 42 years with a hit single and platinum-selling album.