English version

here to stay

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhere to stayhere to staySTAY/NOT LEAVEif something is here to stay, it has become a part of life and will continue to be so Mobile phones are definitely here to stay. here
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here to stayAre video games a fad, or are they here to stay?And Nicam is here to stay.Hitters beware: As veteran umpire Jim McKean put it, the high strike is here to stay.In other words, the swimsuit issue is here to stay.Like it or not, licensed dealers, in one form or another, seem here to stay.There are now obvious signs that we are here to stay.Without question, the Africanized bees are here to stay.Hence the extent to which Conservative criminology is here to stay depends on more than mere changes of political parties.Managed care is here to stay, experts at the conference agreed Wednesday.
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