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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; 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 hair don't careA slogan of the hippy movement, dismissing perceived prudish and conservative attitudes of previous generations.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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so long, and thanks for all the fishgoodbyeRate 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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tirer une gueule de six pieds de longBouder, faire la tĂȘte.Rate it:

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you're a long time deadA reminder that we are all mortal, as a justification for enjoying life while one can.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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baby-killera long-range Zeppelin bomberRate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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razor strappedThe violent WHIPPING of a recalcitrant, errant, disobedient grammar school boy with a two-inch wide by thirty inch long by one/quarter inch thick cowhide strap or belt. Punishment was generally for a misdemeanor and the beating was generally by the schoolmaster, school Principal, janitor or a person designated by the Principal to administer the 'thrashing': 'Crying out' or screaming by the school boy was met by harsher thrashing and Yelling' from the maddened 'THRASHER': The well 'WELTED'STRAPPED victims were forced to return to their classroomRate it:

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zoom alongTo proceed quickly a long distance.Rate it:

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year dotA very long time ago, from the beginning or as far back as one can remember.Rate it:

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at lastAfter a long time; eventually.Rate it:

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ball upTo hunch over and pull in one's arms and legs.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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lock upTo invest in something long term.Rate it:

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dust offTo use something after a long time without it.Rate it:

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run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.Rate it:

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run onTo continue talking for a long time.Rate it:

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stretch limolong carRate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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