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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Many have admired the relationship of this royal couple and how they were able to withstand the test of time.A
Lebanon will be unable to withstand the test of time if certain minds and appetites for the absurd continue to try to hold the country hostage.
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Skyline University College, an institution that continues to withstand the test of time, has now evolved with a new mission to deliver innovative, enterprising, and techno-creative education.
St Andrew's Secretary Centenary Steering Committee member Kenneth Tan told Malay Mail that the new time capsule was bought from Australia from a professional seller as they wanted to ensure that items placed inside could withstand the test of time.
The ambience that Flexform offers is an investment as its designs are built to withstand the test of time. And with proper care and handling, it offers quality that will absolutely endure.
Case knives are proven to withstand the test of time, from the battlefields of World War II to the historic moon landing; a testament to the hard-working artisans who continue to make every Case knife in Bradford, Pa.
"I wanted to create something that would withstand the test of time." A subtle hint of his aspirations for the Somerset is betrayed by the original soundtrack playing each night: It was created by the DJ from Paris's legendary Hotel Costes.
Unlike ordinary thymuses 6 an organ producing virus-fighting T cells 6 in human bodies, the researchers said their artificial organ could withstand the test of time and continue creating healthy cells long into a patient's lifespan.
I've also seen many truths that withstand the test of time. I've seen obvious, hidden, and initially unintended deceptive practices, as-well-as honest good intentioned actions that were either unknown or underappreciated.
Greenbuild 2016s theme is 'Iconic Green.' When we think of icons, we conjure up images of people, places and things that withstand the test of time, symbolizing our beliefs, culture and community.
Champlain Bridge has a 125-year design life and our steel is made to withstand the test of time."
A masterpiece of art--be it painting, writing, music--must withstand the test of time and great art must recall the past while celebrating the present and hinting of an unknowable future.
With a 15-year warranty, they are built to withstand the test of time.
The reader will learn about knights, monks, and the conflicts and issues experienced during medieval times and realize that the basic emotions of the human race can withstand the test of time. Rosie calls the monk "Bulfinch" after Thomas Bulfinch, author of Bulfinch's Mythology.