- interj. idiomatic Used as part of greeting of two people who have not been in contact for a long time.
- n. a prolonged period of time
- A shortening of It's been a long time (since […] ). (Wiktionary)
“And even though it had been a long time since the family of Baron Margarine had been rich, the baron did not think that a relatively unsuccessful Norwegian inventor was good enough for his Baronette Juliette.”
“When he returned from overseas, he was in the hospital for a long time while he and Miss Mills prayed that his lungs would heal.”
“The frequently long time frame between getting a vaccine and developing autoantibodies as a result can make it hard to cast such associations as cause and effect.”
“Thanks also to my wonderfully astute agent, Lauren Abramo, a perfect match a long time in the making.”
“The BBC reports that a 20% drop in rainfall equals a 70% drop in stream flow, and as a long time Wagga Wagga resident, this would be no surprise to Richard Allsopp.”
“Wittelsbach family, and Brandenburg was only able to acquire Cleve and a few adjacent districts (1614); even the hold on this inheritance was for a long time very insecure.”
“It's been a long time coming, said LeClair, who left the service in November.”
““It takes a long time to become a real ballerina like Aunt Georgia.””
“Many for a long time have only arch-abbots, visitors of the monasteries forming a congregation (see below), and presiding over the chapter of that congregation, Leo XIII gave the Benedictines their abbot-primate, who holds office for twelve years.”
“WHEN I FACED my first night alone, I stood with my feet deep in the carpet for a long time without moving, leaning my forehead against the wall, listening to the mounting panic.”
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