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Adjective
Of a sizeable measurement from one point to another
“He ran an unbelievably long distance, but for him personally, it was just a casual jog.”
Adjective
(of physical attributes) Of a sizeable measurement from one point to another
“His long arms are going to be a nightmare for defenders, and it is going to make him a scoring machine.”
Adjective
(after a measurement and in questions) Describing a length that has been explicitly specified
“It measures an impressive 16-feet long, but its size does not always provide an advantage.”
Adjective
Of having a great duration or lasting a long period of time
“It was a long and drawn out case, but eventually, the final verdict was the right one.”
Verb
To have a strong want or desire
“She told him she would long for his safe return, and they hugged like it would be the last time they would see each other.”
Noun
(typically used in the phrase before long) An extended period of time
“They're characteristically late, but they will be here before long.”
Adjective
Having a good ability to remember
“She had a long memory of her grandmother, and all the good times she had spent with her during her childhood.”
Adjective
Marked by something more than what is immediately obvious; the big picture
“The diet may be difficult initially, but you should have a long view of its benefits for your health.”
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