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Arabic translation of “long”

long

adjective
 
/lɒŋ/
A1 having a large distance from one end to the other
طَويل
long hair long legs a long dress → Opposite short
A1 continuing for a large amount of time
طَويل
a long movie → Opposite short
A2 describes a piece of writing that has a lot of pages or words
طَويل
a long book
used when asking for or giving information about the distance or time of something
طول
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?
(Definition of long adjective from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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