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Examples

  • “How long?” he asked, gazing down at one of the readouts, where numbers that could only be velocities tracked the fragments of the Borg ship twisting through space.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • “Why did you take so long?” she demanded in an unnaturally hoarse voice.

    The Secret of the Sealed Room

  • “Waiting long?” he asked as he made his uncertain approach.

    Masked

  • “What took you so long?” he asked our survival party.

    Silver Zombie

  • “What took you so long?” she accused, nearly outpacing him in her urgency to get back to their rental convertible.

    Game For Anything

  • “What took you so long?” demanded Byron as she landed with a thump.

    Unearthly Asylum

  • “What took you so long?” he asked as he removed his top hat and ducked his muscular frame through the door.

    Elixir

  • “Is this going to take long?” the next man in line asked.

    The Limit

  • “For how long?” asked Oscar, shifting forward on the sofa.

    Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile

  • “Been breaking and entering long?” the man shot back.

    Heaven’s Keep

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