He remained silent and lay like that for a long time.
For a long time he slept without dreaming, but just before dawn the visions recommenced.
It does not take a long time," said madame, "for an earthquake to swallow a town.
I tell thee," said madame, extending her right hand, for emphasis, "that although it is a long time on the road, it is on the road and coming.
But it has lasted a long time, and it is possible--you know well, my wife, it is possible--that it may not come, during our lives.
When the giant saw him, he called out, 'It is lucky for that you have come, for I have not had anything to eat for a long time
Oh nobody's a long time
Nowhere's a big pocket To put
5 : having lasted or been such for a long time
<She's an old friend of mine.
But if you had lived centuries ago, it would have taken a long time
to get it--and a lot of patience.
It took us a long time
to figure out what a window really is," Granqvist says.
It's a complicated cleanup job and it's taking a long time
About half were willing to work a long time
to understand new ideas or obtain a solution to a problem; slightly more than 50 percent viewed mathematics as mostly memorizing.
I was a huge English Beat fan in high school, and our radio person, who has known Dave Wakeling for a long time
, got him to sing "End of the Party" a cappella to us, right there in the parking lot.
Fifty years is a long time
in the life of a magazine--more like a century is to a human lifetime.