long in a sentence

long meaning:

adj.) Extended to any specified measure; of a specified length;

adv.) To a great extent in apace; as, a long drawn out line.

adv.) To a great extent in time;

adj.) Drawn out in a line, or in the direction of length; — opposite of short,

v.) To feel a strong or morbid desire or craving; to wish for something with eagerness;

long sentence:

She sent me a long letter.

He won’t be away for long.

I have long wanted that car.

We have to go a long way to school.*&&*He longed for the winter to be over.

The minister delivered a long speech.

We have to go a long way to school.

The minister delivered a long eulogy.

He came to school after a long absence.

It didn’t take long to put the tent up.

The extract is taken from a long essay.

I had not waited long before he arrived.

I had not waited long before he arrived.

He must be very tired after a long walk.

The long journey exhausted the children.

I haven’t heard from her for a long time.

I sometimes wrote him a very long letter.

There was not a long queue at the stadium.

May you have a long and fruitful marriage.

She wore a long gold chain round her neck.

The rabbits are bred for their long coats.

It didn’t take long to arrive at a decision.

It won’t be long before we can live together.

They kept us waiting outside for a long time.

A good book is a requisite for long journeys.

He pictured her with long black braided hair.

It wasn’t long before she had persuaded him .

Her book is full of long convoluted sentences.

The long climb tested our powers of endurance.

Switzerland has a long tradition of neutrality.

The children always get restless on long trips.

The long vacation will give him back his health.

They crashed out after a long, arduous journey.

They came up with a plan after a long discussion.

He has suffered through a long period of illness.

Britain was a Roman dependency for a long period.

The report was written in long, opaque sentences.

We had not been waiting long when the moon appeared.

My hands became swollen up while taking a long bath.

He gave us such a long assignment that we protested.

I want to live as long as I can stay in good health.

After a long debate, Congress approved the proposal.

Children can’t sit still for long without fidgeting.

He had nothing to do all day long but to rat around.

He went into a long monologue about life in America.

Her long blond hair spilled down over her shoulders.

How long will you sustain the rudeness of your boss?

He longed desperately to be back at home.

He longed to put a little affection into his epistle.

She longed to escape from the bonds of children and housework.

She longed to break out of the daily routine.

A swift change is longed for, but unlikely.

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