long haul

noun
haul ( def 21 ).

Origin:
1925–30

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long-haul

[lawng-hawl, long-]
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to a long haul.

Origin:
1925–30

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long haul
 
n
1.  a journey over a long distance, esp one involving the transport of goods
2.  a lengthy job

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Example sentences
There isn't much that the snakes don't do, except perhaps pick better movies
  for the long-haul flights.
The ill-fitting concavities cause hot spots-points of high pressure that become
  uncomfortable over a long-haul flight.
Our transportation and energy sector needs alternatives to long-haul
  gas-guzzling commutes and jet-fuel dependence.
Unless you're a master of sleeping on demand, long-haul flights can be a drag.
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