Übersetzung von “long” — Englisch–Arabisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /lɒŋ/ us /lɔŋ/

A1 having a large distance from one end to the other

long hair
long legs
a long dress
→ Opposite short

A1 continuing for a large amount of time

a long movie
→ Opposite short

A2 describes a piece of writing that has a lot of pages or words

a long book

used when asking for or giving information about the distance or time of something

It’s about three metres long.
The concert was three hours long.
How long was the skirt?
How long is the movie?
be long in the tooth

to be old, often too old to do something

عَجوز عَلى
He’s a bit long in the tooth to be wearing jeans, don’t you think?
adverb uk /lɒŋ/ us /lɔŋ/

A2 for a long time

طَويلاً / لِمُدّة طَويلة
Did you have to wait long for the train?
as long as

B1 used when you are talking about something that must happen before something else can happen

You can play football as long as you do your homework first.
no longer

B1 in the past but not now

لَم يَعُد
The school is no longer used.
before (very/too) long


They’ll be home before very long.
noun [ no plural ] uk /lɒŋ/ us /lɔŋ/

a large amount of time

She won’t be away for long.
verb uk /lɒŋ/ us /lɔŋ/ formal

to want something very much

يَتوق إلى / يَحِنّ إلى
She longed to see him again.
I’m longing for some sun.

(Übersetzung von “long” aus dem Cambridge Wörterbuch Englisch-Arabisch © Cambridge University Press)