The hearing into the deaths of Diana and Dodi lasted more than 90 days, with evidence from around 250 witnesses.
It lasted for 15 seconds, with a bit of a rock in the middle.
It lasted only a few sentences before he shifted to the need for more military funding.
Ouattara's Republican Forces captured 80 percent of the country in a lightning-fast offensive that lasted less than a week.
Alan Greenspan lasted as the head of the Federal Reserve until 2006, leaving at the age of 79.
The initiation in the mysteries of Eleusis lasted nine days.
Their meeting in the gymnasium had lasted less than ten minutes.
It was a part of his punishment, and the one which lasted longest.
This might have lasted half a minute, or a minute, but it seemed an hour.
It is terrible to think of the torturing thirst that had lasted for days.
"following all others," from Old English latost (adj.) and lætest (adv.), superlative of læt (see late). Cognate with Old Frisian lest, Dutch laatst, Old High German laggost, German letzt. Meaning "most recent" is from c.1200. The noun, "last person or thing," is c.1200, from the adjective. Last hurrah is from the title of Edwin O'Connor's 1956 novel. Last word "final, definitive statement" is from 1650s. A dying person's last words so called by 1740. As an adjective, last-minute attested from 1913. Last-chance (adj.) is from 1962.
"endure, go on existing," from Old English læstan "to continue, endure," earlier "accomplish, carry out," literally "to follow a track," from Proto-Germanic *laistjan "to follow a track" (cf. Gothic laistjan "to follow," Old Frisian lasta "to fulfill, to pay (duties)," German leisten "to perform, achieve, afford"), from PIE *leis- "track, furrow."
Related to last (n.), not to last (adj.). Related: Lasted; lasting.
"shoemaker's block," from Old English læste, from last "track, footprint, trace," from Proto-Germanic *laist- (cf. Old Norse leistr "the foot," Middle Dutch, Dutch leest "form, model, last," Old High German leist "track, footprint," German Leisten "last," Gothic laistjan "to follow," Old English læran "to teach"); see last (v.).