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Translation of "long" - English-Portuguese dictionary

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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