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long

adjective
 
/lɒŋ/
A1 having a large distance from one end to the other
longo, comprido
long hair long legs a long dress →  Opposite short
A1 continuing for a large amount of time
longo
a long movie →  Opposite short
a long time A1 a large amount of time
muito tempo
I waited for a long time. A long time passed without anything happenning.
A2 describes a piece of writing that has a lot of pages or words
longo, comprido
a long book
used when asking for or giving information about the distance or time of something
de comprimento
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
ser muito velho
He’s a bit long in the tooth to be wearing jeans, don’t you think?
(Definition of long adjective from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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