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long arm

noun
1.
a long pole fitted with any of various devices, as a hook or clamp, for performing tasks otherwise out of reach.
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long arm

noun (informal)
1.
power, esp far-reaching power: the long arm of the law
2.
make a long arm, to reach out for something, as from a sitting position
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