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In addition to the idioms beginning with long, also see as long as; at (long) last; before long; come a long way; (long) drawn out; go a long way toward; happy as the day is long; in the long run; make a long story short; so long. Also see under longer.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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