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Spanish translation of “long”

long

adjective /loŋ/
measuring a great distance from one end to the other
largo
a long journey a long road She has long legs.
having a great period of time from the first moment to the last
largo
The book took a long time to read a long conversation a long delay.
measuring a certain amount in distance or time
de largo, de duración
The wire is two centimetres/centimeters long The television programme was just over an hour long.
away, doing or using something etc for a great period of time
tarde
Will you be long?
reaching to a great distance in space or time
bueno
She has a long memory
longways adverb in the direction of the length
a lo largo, longitudinalmente
The planks had to go into the lorry longways.
long-distance adjective
de larga distancia
long-distance races a long-distance lorry-driver a long-distance telephone call.
long-drawn-out adjective taking a needlessly long time
interminable
long-drawn-out discussions.
longhand noun ordinary writing as opposed to shorthand.
escritura a mano
long house noun in tribal societies, a long rectangular dwelling shared by several families, especially in south-east Asia and amongst indigenous North Americans.
casa comunitaria
long jump noun a sports contest in which people jump as far as possible
salto de longitud
She’s competing in the long jump.
long-playing record noun (usually abbreviated to LP) a record which plays for a long time.
elepé
long-range adjective able to reach a great distance
de largo alcance
long-range rockets.
taking into consideration a long period of time
a largo plazo
a long-range weather forecast.
long-sighted adjective having difficulty in seeing close objects clearly
hipermétrope
I have to wear glasses bcause I’m long-sighted.
long-sightedness noun
hipermetropía
long-suffering adjective patiently enduring a great deal of trouble
resignado
I don’t know how his long-suffering wife puts up with him.
long-winded adjective (of a speaker or his speech) tiresomely long
interminable
He delivered a long-winded speech about the economy.
as long as / so long as provided only that
si, con tal que
As/So long as you’re happy, it doesn’t matter what you do.
while; during the time that
mientras
As long as he’s here, I’ll have someone to help me run the business.
before (very) long soon
en breve, dentro de poco
Come in and wait – he’ll be here before long!
in the long run in the end
a la larga
We thought we would save money, but in the long run our spending was about the same as usual.
the long and the short of it the whole story in a few words
en resumidas cuentas
The long and the short of it is that the goods will be delivered tomorrow.
no longer not now as in the past
ya no
She no longer works here This cinema is no longer used.
so long! (informal) goodbye!
¡hasta la vista!
(Definition of long from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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