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To make something continue or last longer

prolong

verb

to make something last longer

draw out

to make something continue longer than usual

perpetuate

verb

to make something such as a situation or process continue, especially one that is wrong, unfair, or dangerous

keep

verb

to make something continue to operate or exist

string out

to make something last longer than necessary

drag out

to make something continue for longer than necessary

prolongation

noun

the action of making something last longer

hold over

to let a play or movie continue for longer than was planned because it is so successful

eke out

to make something such as money or food last as long as possible

spin out

to make something last for a long time, usually longer than is good or necessary

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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