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to make something last longer
to make something continue longer than usual
to make something such as a situation or process continue, especially one that is wrong, unfair, or dangerous
to make something continue to operate or exist
to make something last longer than necessary
to make something continue for longer than necessary
to let a play or movie continue for longer than was planned because it is so successful
to make something such as money or food last as long as possible
to make something last for a long time, usually longer than is good or necessary
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a card game played with two packs of cards
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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