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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of last.

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Examples

  • The title lasted for seven issues, changing its name to Meet Angel for its final appearance.

    Comic: Angel and the Ape V1,V2,V3

  • Everybody else already stole my joke about the best operative being the best one you've never seen, so instead I'll say Unknown Soldier if only because his title lasted the longest.

    Snark Free Corner for 1/28 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • The President, while his term lasted, had the full powers of a real executive.

    A History of the United States

  • Mr. Rantoul appeared in the Senate after a few days, and his term lasted about twenty days, giving him an opportunity to make one speech.

    Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1

  • But his term lasted less than two years - the shortest for an elected premier - and he left office under stiff public criticism for his unilateral withdrawal from south Lebanon in 2000, his failed negotiations with the Palestinians and Syria, and a violent Palestinian uprising that erupted under his watch.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • JLA: Had a major roster change following the death of Superman, and the title lasted for more than 100 issues under this name - long after they abandoned the JLI moniker.

    DC Database - Recent changes [en]

  • Mr. Venkataraman, who was elevated from Vice-Presidency, assumed the office of the President on July 25, 1987 and his term lasted till July 25, 1992.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • His term lasted from 1905 to 1912 and was marked from the first by enthusiastic interest.

    My Own Life Story

  • Vice-Presidents were popularly regarded as being mere phantoms without any real power or influence as long as their term lasted, and cut off from all hopes in the future.

    Theodore Roosevelt An Intimate Biography

  • a large docket received, therefore, a number of dollars for every day the court sat, and the longer the term lasted or the more terms to which a cause was carried over, the larger was his gain if his client ultimately obtained judgment, and the defendant was of financial responsibility.

    The American Judiciary

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