It's a problem for people who see double digit increases and think they'll come for perpetuity.
Gibraltar was ceded to Britain in perpetuity under the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht.
That's seed money to guarantee you a good reservation any time, any day, in perpetuity.
Then she settled in perpetuity in front of the television, knitting overtight stripy jumpers.
Whether or no that income was hers in perpetuity, or only for life, he had not positively known when he made his offer.
What, therefore, consists with the perpetuity and strength of the Union?
The peshkash or tribute payable to government in perpetuity amounts to about 330,000 a year.
What is the security of a tomb or the perpetuity of an embalmment?
For it was this belief in its own perpetuity that was its strength and weakness.
Nor is this conflict, nor is its perpetuity, difficult of explanation.
late 14c., from Old French perpetuité "permanence, duration" (13c., Modern French perpétuité) and directly from Latin perpetuitatem (nominative perpetuitas) "uninterrupted duration, continuity, continuous succession," from perpetuus (see perpetual).