Translation of "long" - English-Japanese dictionary

long

adjective uk /lɒŋ/

A1 having a large distance from one end to the other

(空間的に)長い
long hair
long legs
a long dress
→ Opposite short

A1 continuing for a large amount of time

(時間が)長い
a long movie
→ Opposite short

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

(本などが)長い
a long book

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

(数量を表す言葉と共に)~の長さの
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

年をとっている
He’s a bit long in the tooth to be wearing jeans, don’t you think?

(Translation of “long adjective” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)