for (so) long

for (so) long

For a long time. Your opponent might be leading in the polls now, but not for long—your big speech tonight will change all that. I haven't seen you for so long—how are you?
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for (so) ˈlong

for (such) a long time: Will you be away for long?I’m sorry I haven’t written to you for so long.
See also: long