Definition of 'long'
Example sentences containing 'long'
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Worse was the cliché that older people were no longer creative or innovative. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They would allow you to assess the worker over a longer period. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But our holiday had sparked something that was long dead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These cheaper options gave students a gentle nudge through a door they had long wanted to open. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Those early years are now long gone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those two arguments have been around a long time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is ready to end a long losing run. The Sun (2017)This has long since got out of hand. The Sun (2016)Tweet of the day This could be a long winter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The reason why people no longer join political parties he suggests is simple. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)People keep to themselves and are often away at other homes for long periods. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Wives are around a lot longer than your sporting years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why has it taken so long to decide something is wrong? Times, Sunday Times (2006) Want to live longer and look a little less creepy? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why the relatively long hiatus between albums? The Sun (2013)Yet those ends are no longer his own. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)They put in a good long winter stint of sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But that might not be possible for much longer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My friend has long since surpassed my ambitions and abilities. Christianity Today (2000)Your own initials seemed no longer to be enough. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You could also either swing longer or use a more powerful club. Winning Golf for Women (1993)He was determined to go and visit when he heard she might not have long to live. The Sun (2015)We regret insurance can no longer be booked with postal applications. The Sun (2016)If their files are misplaced it can take a very long time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The match itself would have put most people off the game for a lot longer than that. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have come such a long way. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The system of constantly raising seat prices was no longer working. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)The whole place had the air of somewhere tidied before a long journey. The Crossing-Place (1993)Four years is a long time. The Sun (2008)
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