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long ways, long liesSomeone who comes back from a far-off country can tell lies without fear of being contradicted.Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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a week is a long time in politicsIn politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.Rate it:

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as long asDepending upon some condition or requirement; provided that; if, assuming; so long as.Rate it:

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as long asThe same length as.Rate it:

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as long asWhile; for some period of time.Rate it:

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as the day is longUnceasingly; very; thoroughly; to a very high degree.Rate it:

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at long lastat lastRate it:

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by a long shotBy a wide margin; indicates a very big difference or disparity.Rate it:

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come a long wayTo make significant progress.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo be adequate or helpful for a significant amount of time.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo achieve considerable success.Rate it:

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in the long runAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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in the long termAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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little pitchers have long earsAlternative form of little pitchers have big ears.Rate it:

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long absent, soon forgottenLove fades away when people are distant and don't keep close physical contact.Rate it:

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long armA pole tool used for handling things too far away to reach.Rate it:

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long armInfluence, far-reaching power.Rate it:

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long arm of the lawThe influence or effectiveness of law enforcement institutions; law enforcement officers collectively.Rate it:

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long as my armVery long.Rate it:

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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:

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long fingerA state of postponement or procrastination.Rate it:

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long fingerMiddle finger.Rate it:

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long finger[hire purchase]] or credit.Rate it:

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long gameA long-term strategy or endeavor.Rate it:

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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:

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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:

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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:

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long greenMoney, especially in the form of cash.Rate it:

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long haulTravelling a long distance.Rate it:

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long in the toothOld, aged. Rate it:

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long porkHuman flesh.Rate it:

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long row to hoeA difficult or arduous task.Rate it:

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long runAn extended period of time.Rate it:

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long screwdriverInterference (usually in military matters) by politicians.Rate it:

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long shotA master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later.Rate it:

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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:

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long sincePast.Rate it:

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long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.Rate it:

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long tailUsed other than as an idiom: The tail of a distribution that represents the rare occurrence of extreme values..Rate it:

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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:

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long timeUsed as part of greeting of two people who have not been in contact for a long time.Rate it:

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long time no hearI haven't heard from you for a long time.Rate it:

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long time no seeI haven't seen you for a long time.Rate it:

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nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairsExtremely nervous.Rate it:

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not longUsed other than as an idiom: see not, long.Rate it:

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not longFairly recently.Rate it:

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not long for this worldUnlikely to remain for much time.Rate it:

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short reckonings make long friendsborrowed money should be paid back as soon as possibleRate it:

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so long asDepending upon some condition or requirement; provided that; if, assuming; as long as.Rate it:

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