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Unread Jun 4th, 2010, 04:44 pm
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Default Re: "lasts" or "continues"?

Emile raised a good point. Many things have a defined time of beginning. A festival, a movie, a TV program, and a wedding all have definite times that they begin. When "lasts" is used, the speaker understands that he/she is referencing the time that the thing begins.
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