Definition of 'long-distance'
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Example sentences containing 'long-distance'
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Stars fell, not many, but large ones, one of which left a stuttered trail for a long distance. HAMMERFALL (2001)
It is just not working for me being in a long-distance relationship with my girlfriend back home. The Sun (2016)And he was a keen long-distance runner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You have to remember that it used to be a big deal to make a long-distance call. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Many long-distance runners find a bowl of porridge consumed two to three hours before a long run is ideal. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Luck begins with a long-distance call. The Sun (2016)They began a long-distance relationship, meeting as often as possible during filming commitments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With the growth of social networks came more subtle close and long-distance human relationships. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)Remember the loneliness of the long-distance runner? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was the owner of unusual cars and a keen rally and long-distance driver. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The long-distance call clearly took it out of her. The Sun (2010)Lost his way off the long-distance footpath. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was too good to turn down but neither of us could handle a long-distance relationship. The Sun (2011)If that sounds selfish then that is the lot of the long-distance runner. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Phone companies charge higher prices for long-distance calls made during the day versus the night. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)It was as hard as any long-distance relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Call that long-distance relative on your mind. The Sun (2006)Is it simply that the stresses and strains of a long-distance relationship are taking their toll? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Big family news is shared via long-distance calls. The Sun (2009)How can long-distance relationships be made easier? The Sun (2010)As a result the long-distance call became normal for the younger wartime generation. MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)Are long-distance relationships like this a fantasy or can they work? The Sun (2012)I sometimes compare it to a long-distance race. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Consider reducing the amount of impact sports you do, such as long-distance running. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My dad's a long-distance driver and was away overnight. The Sun (2010)They have slim legs with high calf muscles, a very efficient anatomy for a long-distance runner. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I am 43 and a long-distance coach driver. The Sun (2012)I mean, service wives all around the world make it work and people with husbands who are long-distance lorry drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Trends of 'long-distance'
Used Occasionally. long-distance is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'long-distance'
British English: long-distance ADJECTIVE
Long-distance is used to describe travel between places that are far apart.
Trains are reliable, cheap and best for long-distance journeys.
Definition of long-distance from the Collins English Dictionary
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