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long one

Informal. tall one.
Slang. a bottle of beer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The drug is all these things and more, for its history is a long one, spanning millennia and continents.
  • So the improvement of memory is not how long one sleeps but also what time one sleeps in the night.
  • The list of potentially devastating impacts from climate change is a long one.
  • We suggested two versions, a short one for print publication and a long one for the web site.
  • Ask students who they think might read the short story and who might read the long one.
  • What we've experienced until this point is proving that this journey will be a long one.
  • The long one produces more transporter-protein molecules than the short one.
  • The to-do list is a long one, the risk of missteps is high, and it will take years to complete.
  • The list of things that need to be done to create a proper biofuel industry is a long one.
  • The view was a long one for the flatlands, the hospital having been built on the only swell within eyeshot.

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