stand the test of time

stand the test of time
stand the test of time
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  • stand the test of time — phrase to continue to be effective, successful, or popular for a long time This film has stood the test of time. Thesaurus: to continue for a long timesynonym Main entry: test * * * last or remain popular for a long time * * * stand the test of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand the test of time — If something like a work of art stands the test of time, it is appreciated forever …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • stand the test of time — if something stands the test of time, it remains popular or respected for a long time. Very little of the drama from this period has stood the test of time …   New idioms dictionary

  • stand the test of time — noun To remain useful or valued over a long period of time; to last a long time. Pop music comes and goes, but classical music has stood the test of time. See Also: test of time …   Wiktionary

  • stand the test of time —    If something stands the test of time, people continue to find it valuable or useful after many years.     The teaching method has stood the test of time. It is still used in schools today …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • stand the test of time — to continue to be effective, successful, or popular for a long time This film has stood the test of time …   English dictionary

  • test of time — noun The correlation of longevity with validity of an idea or trend. Reason away, but the test of time will prove me right. See Also: stand the test of time …   Wiktionary

  • The Test — Infobox Dad s Army episode number episode name=036 – The Test script=Jimmy Perry and David Croft director=David Croft producer=David Croft recorded=Friday 20/11/70 original transmission=Friday 27/11/70 8.00pm series=Four length=30 minutes viewing …   Wikipedia

  • The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show — The Phil Harris Alice Faye Show, a comedy radio program which ran on NBC from 1948 to 1954, evolved from an earlier music and comedy variety program, The Fitch Bandwagon . Singer bandleader Phil Harris and his wife, actress singer Alice Faye,… …   Wikipedia

  • stand — 1 verb past tense and past participle stood /stUd/ BE UPRIGHT 1 (I) to support yourself on your feet in an upright position: It looks like we ll have to stand there are no seats left. | Can you see any better from where you re standing? | stand… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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