long home


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(one's) long home

One's death, afterlife, or final resting place. The family was finally able to bring his body back from Taiwan to his long home in the cemetery of his ancestors. We were said to learn that she had gone to her long home after a brief battle with cancer.
See also: home, long

long home

death. euphemistic, dated
The expression is based on the idea of the soul's destination after death.
See also: home, long
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The long home straight at Town Moor places an emphasis on stamina, which this five-yearold has in spades, and two and a quarter miles will be right up her street.
While England are long home, Everton " continue to be represented at the World Cup in Brazil.
Hal tell you exactly how long it would take a long home run--if it kept on flying--to reach the stars.
Jaiboy Jacob, an Indian expat from Kerala who recently returned from a month long home trip, said: "Kochi airport authorities have instructed all airport staff, airlines and their staff and immigration and customs personnel to strictly carry out the instructions issued under recommendation from the WHO.
After the IPL, India will tour Sri Lanka for three Tests in July, host New Zealand for three Tests, besides the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka in October followed by the long home series against England which includes three Tests and seven One Day Internationals.
Never far off the pace in this marathon slog, Synchronised moved up to challenge long-time leader Giles Cross in the long home straight.
After 33 minutes came the only score as centre Peter Shadis, not long home from Navy service, kicked a penalty from 40 metres out at a wide angle following a short-arm tackle.
Richard Johnson had to get fairly serious with his mount in the long home straight yesterday.
But in the last few months their aura, along with their long home unbeaten record, has disappeared.
Songe gave that form a boost when winning the Champion Hurdle Trial at Haydock, and Belcantista will be suited by Newbury's long home straight putting the emphasis on stamina.
Long home to the City's garment trade, the area has recently benefited from an influx of creative services, marketing, and media companies fleeing high rents in Midtown and Soho.
Salt was rubbed in the wound when Doncaster were offered one penalty chance - somewhat controversially when most in the ground thought a long home advantage was well over.
Now if he could just get back those three pitches he threw in the first inning, two of which resulted in long home runs to set the stage for a 4-1 Mets' victory in front of 34,495 at Dodger Stadium.
Vega is a long home run that cleared the fence of the Milky Way band and is falling down the western sky.
But it was England's Karen Stupples who really raised hopes of ending a long home drought with a65that secured the first-round lead.