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have no staying power

To be unable to remain relevant, influential, profitable, or successful in the future. The song's catchy tune and happy-go-lucky lyrics made it an overnight success, but it is so shallow that I suspect it will have no staying power. If our products currently have no staying power in today's market, then we better reevaluate our marketing strategies.
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have no staying power

to lack endurance; not to be able to last. Sally can swim fast for a short distance, but she has no staying power. That horse can start fairly fast, but it has no staying power.
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