at long last


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at (long) last

Finally. Typically said after a long period. My husband returns from his trip today at last—I've missed him so much! At long last, I got an A on a math test. All that studying really helped.
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at long last

see under at last.
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at long last

After a lengthy or troublesome wait or delay: At long last the winter was over.
See also: last, long
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