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for the duration

For the entire period of time that something lasts. Oh, we've already stayed in the house through four weeks of construction, so we're here for the duration! Emma isn't the type of friend who will abandon you when things get tough—she's here for the duration.

for the duration

for the whole time that something continues; for the entire period of time required for something to be completed; for as long as something takes. We are in this war for the duration. However long it takes, we'll wait. We are here for the duration.

for the duˈration

(informal) until the end of a particular situation: Kate has the flu so badly that she’s confined to her room for the duration.
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Researchers conducted an experiment on a group of students, half of whom were told the duration of a lecture and the other half was kept uninformed.
Briys and Varenne (1997, 2001) calculated the effective duration of the liability associated with a single-premium participating contract having a minimum guaranteed rate of return.
Furthermore, short sleep duration favors abdominal adiposity rather than total adiposity in children.
For example, in adjusted analyses, the median duration of exclusive breast-feeding was six weeks among infants born in non-baby-friendly hospitals, l0 weeks among those born in baby-friendly hospitals with low compliance and 12 weeks among infants born in baby-friendly hospitals with high compliance.
The median (range) duration between onset of symptoms and first positive RT-PCR test result was 6 (3-10) days for stool and 6 (3-16) days for sputum.
The retrospective approach is based on the inclusion of couples who already had a pregnancy; prospective approaches (detailed and not) are most often based on the inclusion of couples who will soon discontinue contraceptive use; and the current duration approach is based on the inclusion of couples currently trying to conceive.
All food deliveries were 1 s in duration from the moment the hopper photobeam was intercepted.
Duration and quality of the peer review process: The author's perspective.
Airline Etihad Airways Duration 16 hours, 15 minutes Distance 13,128km
salandobod 'they steal', purin-tobod they sail') have a shorter duration than primary-stressed feet with the same structure (V4 = 85 ms and V3 = 70 ms, in primary-stressed feet V1 = 103 ms and V2 = 211 ms (2)).
For men in the 50% VO2max groups (low intensity), exercising for a short duration meant burning an average of 300 kcal; for women, 180 kcal.
Islamabad -- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has extended the duration of Election Tribunal from 3 to 6 months here on Monday.
However, impulse duration has not been investigated by our research group.
During this period, the Treasury engaged in many refundings and open market sinking fund purchases (5) that resulted in dramatic changes in the quantity and duration of aggregate Treasury bonds outstanding.
This study investigated the dose-response relationship between breastfeeding duration and cognitive development in French preschool children.