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long gone

gone a long time ago; used up a long time ago. The ice cream and cake are long gone. You are simply too late for the refreshments.
See also: gone, long
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Long gone too, it seems, is the notion that the reward of good grades is the simple pride gained from working hard and doing well.
Our planet will be long gone by then," the Daily Mail quoted Professor Senovilla as telling New Scientist magazine.
The evidence apparently is long gone, if the hypothetical brew ever existed at all.
Gramm, of course, is long gone from office, as are most of the other architects of the "Republican revolution.
Bamattre may have been ineffective in dealing with these issues, but the system created by City Hall over the years protects workers who engage in the kind of misconduct that has long gone on in the Fire Department.
A project unveiled last week in Chinatown proves that those days are long gone.
Long gone to the balcony:/in a huge ink bottle spilled on the sky/whirling from evening to night/she was madly chasing her tail.
Bush's dubious reelection, it effects a kind of anticipation of a time already long gone.
Madonna and Sly Stallone are long gone, but now we've got Jennifer Lopez, Miami Heat player Shaquille O'Neal, the inexplicable Paris Hilton, Anna Kournikova and squeeze Enrique Iglesias, Uma Thurman, the queens from Queer Eye, Beyonce, Kanye West, and many more.
Cats' Sweet Tooth Long Gone," by Rick Weiss, The Washington Post, July 25, 2005.
The extravagant parties, hospitality suite and free booze might be long gone, but the festival lives on.
But those days are long gone, he stressed, and now any oil that can be recovered from recycled asphalt presents a tremendous opportunity.
Vocally, the baritone that soothed a thousand souls is now long gone.
Sewall) and some long gone (Ipana toothpaste, fox breeders, ELTO Outboard Motor Co.
You probably thought he was long gone from the Washington policy scene, but James A.