Meaning of “long on sth and short on sth” in the English Dictionary

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"long on sth and short on sth" in British English

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long on sth and short on sth

having too much of one quality and not enough of another:

I've always found his movies long on style and short on content.

(Definition of “long on sth and short on sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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