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long ways, long liesSomeone who comes back from a far-off country can tell lies without fear of being contradicted.
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long armA pole tool used for handling things too far away to reach.
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long armInfluence, far-reaching power.
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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.
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long fingerA state of postponement or procrastination.
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long fingerMiddle finger.
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long finger[hire purchase]] or credit.
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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.
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long haulTravelling a long distance.
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long porkHuman flesh.
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long runAn extended period of time.
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long shotA master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later.
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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.
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long sincePast.
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long timeUsed as part of greeting of two people who have not been in contact for a long time.
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by a long shotBy a wide margin; indicates a very big difference or disparity.
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long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.
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so long asDepending upon some condition or requirement; provided that; if, assuming; as long as.
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in the long runAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.
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long absent, soon forgottenLove fades away when people are distant and don't keep close physical contact.
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long in the toothOld, aged.
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long row to hoeA difficult or arduous task.
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long time no hearI haven't heard from you for a long time.
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long time no seeI haven't seen you for a long time.
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little pitchers have long earsAlternative form of little pitchers have big ears.
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not long for this worldUnlikely to remain for much time.
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the long and short of itThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features; said of a summary or digest.
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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.
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the long arm of the lawThe body of law enforcement officers.
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as long asDepending upon some condition or requirement; provided that; if, assuming; so long as.
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as long asThe same length as.
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as long asWhile; for some period of time.
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beam upTo be teleported over a long distance by means of a specific imaginary technology, specifically from the surface of a planet to an orbiting starship.
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lock upTo invest in something long term.
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dust offTo use something after a long time without it.
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run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.
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run onTo continue talking for a long time.
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stretch limolong car
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albatrossA long-term impediment, burden, or curse.
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albatrossAny of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.
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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.
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angle for farthingsTo beg out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.
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around robin hood's barnThe long way around; a roundabout or circuitous route.
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at lastAfter a long time; eventually.
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bend somebody's earTo bore; to talk too long.
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bitter endThe end of a long and difficult process.
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blue moonA long time.
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buried treasureSomething, having been concealed for a long time, which later is found and is profitable.
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bush telegraphA system used by undeveloped societies in remote regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds, word-of-mouth relay, or smoke signals.
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collect dustTo remain untouched and unused for a long period of time.
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