Found 669 phrases starting with L:


long ago and far awayIn the distant past, years and years ago.Rate it:
long armA pole tool used for handling things too far away to reach.Rate it:
long armInfluence, far-reaching power.Rate it:
long arm of the lawThe influence or effectiveness of law enforcement institutions; law enforcement officers collectively.Rate it:
long as my armVery long.Rate it:
long drinkAny drink containing more than 5 ounces of liquid and less than 9 ounces. Typically, a long drink will have lots of ice and mixer.Rate it:
long fingerA state of postponement or procrastination.Rate it:
long fingerMiddle finger.Rate it:
long finger[hire purchase]] or credit.Rate it:
long gameA long-term strategy or endeavor.Rate it:
long gameThe aspect of the game in which the strategy is to advance downfield by throwing the ball to a receiving player; the passing game.Rate it:
long gameThe portion of the game, played with driver clubs, in which the ball is advanced down the fairway to the putting green.Rate it:
long goodbyeNickname for Alzheimer's disease, especially for the final phase of the disease, during which the patient suffers a progressive decline of cognitive and motor skills and gradually loses the ability to recognize and to communicate with family and friends.[1]; nickname for the relationship between a person suffering from Alzheimer's disease and that person's family or friends.Rate it:
long greenMoney, especially in the form of cash.Rate it:
long haulTravelling a long distance.Rate it:
long in the toothOld, aged. Rate it:
long porkHuman flesh.Rate it:
long row to hoeA difficult or arduous task.Rate it:
long runAn extended period of time.Rate it:
long screwdriverInterference (usually in military matters) by politicians.Rate it:
long shotA master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later.Rate it:
long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.Rate it:
long sincePast.Rate it:
long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.Rate it:
long tailUsed other than as an idiom: The tail of a distribution that represents the rare occurrence of extreme values..Rate it:
long tailSales made for less usual goods within a very large choice, which can return a profit through reduced marketing and distribution costs.Rate it:
long timeUsed as part of greeting of two people who have not been in contact for a long time.Rate it:
long time no hearI haven't heard from you for a long time.Rate it:
long time no seeI haven't seen you for a long time.Rate it:
long ways, long liesSomeone who comes back from a far-off country can tell lies without fear of being contradicted.Rate it:
longpigHuman flesh when cooked in cannabalistic rituals in certain Pacific Islands, due to the allegeded similarity to cooked pork.Rate it:
look afterTo watch or protect; to keep safe.Rate it:
look atVisually.Rate it:
look at the winter trees, cold-hearted; cruel; apathetically ignorant.The 'winter trees' are my family, and they are exactly as I have described.Rate it:
look backTo look behind oneself.Rate it:
look backTo reminisce about a past time.Rate it:
look before you leapDon't jump into something too precipitously; be at least a bit foresightful or circumspect.Rate it:
look daggersTo stare sharply at someone to indicate disapproval without actually speaking.Rate it:
look down one's noseTo regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt.Rate it:
look forTo search; to seek.Rate it:
look for a dog to kickTo seek someone or something to blame.Rate it:
look forwardTo anticipate or expect; especially, to expect something to be pleasant.Rate it:
look forward toTo anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure.Rate it:
look hereListen to me!Rate it:
look intoTo investigate, explore, or consider.Rate it:
look likeTo be similar in appearance to; resemble.Rate it:
look likeTo seem.Rate it:
look offTo mislead by directing one's apparent attention away from one's true object of intent.Rate it:
look offTo put off by one's facial expression.Rate it:
look onTo watch; to observe.Rate it:

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