Translation of "long" - English-Russian dictionary


adjective uk us /lɒŋ/

A1 having a large distance from one end to the other

длинный, долгий
long, brown hair
a long dress
It's a long way to travel to work.

A1 continuing for a large amount of time

долгий, длительный
a long film/meeting
Have you been waiting a long time?

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

имеющий такую-то длину или продолжительность
It's about three metres long.
Most of the concerts are over three hours long.
Do you know how long the film is?

A2 A long book or other piece of writing has a lot of pages or words.

длинный, объемистый
a long article/letter
→ See also in the long/short run

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