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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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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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take a long walk on a short pierUsed to tell someone to go away, or that their request will not be met.Rate it:

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the long and shortThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features.Rate it:

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the long and short of itThe most reasonable explanation, closest to the real facts in the matter.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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the long arm of the lawThe body of law enforcement officers.Rate it:

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a cat in gloves catches no miceOne cannot get what one wants by being cautious, one must use aggression to get it.Rate it:

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a cat can look at a kingAlternative form of a cat may look at a king.1982, A J Ayer, Rate it:

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cat's clawMartynia annua, a plant species endemic to BrazilRate it:

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a cat may look at a kingEven a purported inferior has certain abilities, even in the presence of a purported superiorRate it:

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bell the catTo undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group.Rate it:

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cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.Rate it:

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cat and mouseA relationship in which two parties closely monitor and challenge one another in a suspicious or self-protective manner, often because each party is attempting to gain an advantage over the other.Rate it:

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cat and mouse gameTwo individuals and/or groups repeatedly keeping check on each other in a suspicious or self-protective way, often with the goal of one or both parties trying to gain a malicious advantage over the other.Rate it:

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cat got someone's tongueWhy are you not saying anything?.Rate it:

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cat in the meal-tubSomething concealed; a hidden danger.Rate it:

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cat in the sackSomething to be suspicious of.Rate it:

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cat pissAny beverage of low quality.Rate it:

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cat that ate the canaryA person who appears self-satisfied or smug, especially while concealing something mischievous, prohibited, or private.Rate it:

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cat that ate the canaryA person whose appearance and behavior suggest guilt mixed with other qualities, such as satisfaction or feigned nonchalance.Rate it:

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cat's clawUsed other than as an idiom: see cat, claw.Rate it:

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cat's clawAny of several species of plant having parts resembling the claw of a cat.Acacia greggii, a tree species native to the southwestern United States and northern MexicoAcacia plumosa, a medicinal plant species native to BrazilCarpobrotus edulis, or uña de gato (Spanish: "cat's claw"), a plant species in the Aizoaceae familyDolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae familyGrevillea alpina, a shrub species native to AustraliaMartynia annua, a plant species endemic to BrazilMimosa nuttallii (formerly Schrankia nuttalli), a plant native to the Midwestern United StatesUncaria guianensis, a plant species found in GuyanaUncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicineUncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central AmericaRate it:

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