Definition of 'long-lost'
Example sentences containing 'long-lost'
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You might have thought they were long-lost friends. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You may have discovered some long-lost friends. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The pair greeted each other like long-lost friends. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I'M in love with my long-lost best friend. The Sun (2011)How should a man react if an apparent stranger says he is a long-lost friend? Times, Sunday Times (2008)He greeted me as he would a long-lost friend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Finding it after all these years is like finding a long-lost friend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)WHAT'S the best way to get in touch with long-lost relatives? The Sun (2010)The spooky clan meets up with long-lost relatives. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He could be a long-lost relative. The Sun (2013)She soon begins to piece together the puzzle and suspects that he could be the long-lost son of the family who own the house. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is she a long-lost daughter, or a new girlfriend? The Sun (2006)Her parents welcomed their long-lost daughter home, where she recovered by recording songs in their basement. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hundreds of Britons have expressed their dislike of total strangers who treat them as long-lost friends. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Lucky Jupiter contacts the sun and there could be good cash news when a long-lost relative reappears. The Sun (2009)No, not pictures of him with another long-lost son. The Sun (2006)The storyline involves a spy who is on the run with his long-lost brother, a former football hooligan. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If the barman has been at the rum, visitors can expect to be either welcomed inside like long-lost brothers or barred entry. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'd love to turn up as her the in daughter long-lost episodes. The Sun (2011)A long-lost daughter pitches up, only to be roundly ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After the first phone call, a number of exchanges with the detective began to convince the family that their long-lost relative had been found. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'long-lost'
Used Occasionally. long-lost is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'long-lost'
British English: long-lost ADJECTIVE
You use long-lost to describe someone or something that you have not seen for a long time.
For me it was like meeting a long-lost sister. We talked, and talked, and talked.
- American English: long-lost
- Brazilian Portuguese: perdido há muito tempo
- Chinese: 很久没见的
- European Spanish: desaparecido hace mucho tiempo
- French: perdu de vue
- German: verloren geglaubt
- Italian: perduto da tempo
- Japanese: 長い間音信不通の
- Korean: 오랫동안 보지 못한
- European Portuguese: perdido há muito tempo
- Spanish: desaparecido hace mucho tiempo
Definition of long-lost from the Collins English Dictionary
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