How to use Long-for in a sentence

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  • It didn't take long for Lisa to adjust to her new job.

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  • It didn't take long for it to work and she began to feel better.

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  • The table is too long for insertion here.

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  • I couldn't imagine you'd take that long for a dog walk.

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  • He was not long for this world, and she was no Jenn-- a woman there for his physical pleasure.

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  • It did not take long for the gipsy charm offensive to turn bitter.

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  • The news supplied was meagre and inappropriate, and it did not take long for mischievous results to accrue, and the official mind was at first disposed to blame the Press for what was wrong in the " publicity " of the moment.

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  • But he was merely biding his time; he had sworn pichacd revenge in his heart, but he was ready to wait long for rules con- it.

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  • However, fiercely ambitious and determined, it did not take long for Thomas to find a new way to occupy himself.

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  • I had been waiting so long for this to happen, and saturday's matinee I sat dead center Front Row.

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  • We had not to wait long for news, and it was wholly satisfactory and encouraging.

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  • Of course even the best mates wo n't let you scrounge cigarettes for long for free.

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  • Tho the first submersible vehicles were tools for exploring under water, it did not take long for inventors to recognize their military potential.

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  • But we could n't tarry long for there was much still to see & do.

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  • How long for is anyones guess as she keeps twiddling the hands round, so not actually reliable for time !

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  • The little corrugated church is not long for this world - I predict yuppie flats coming soon.

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  • It won't take long for your baby to establish a sleep pattern, but that doesn't mean the pattern he falls into is a good one.

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  • Believe it or not, it doesn't take long for children to develop very specific likes and dislikes.

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  • This may be why it took so long for her to finish delivering them.

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  • The coat must be brushed, detangled and cared for by the owner since it is too long for the cat to keep in good shape by herself.

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  • Piles can be short or long for different visual appeal.

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  • It didn't take long for me to flip for Cargo PlantLove Botanical Lipstick.

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  • Keep track of the time that you spend with the psychic, and if you feel it is taking too long for your reading, don't be afraid to disconnect from the website.

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  • It didn't take very long for online retailers to recognize that the Internet marketplace is very different than that of brick and mortar stores.

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  • If while skiing, you find it hard to put your skis on edge, this can be an indication that the skis are too long for your height or proficiency level.

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  • Additionally, a ski that is too long for your height, weight and skill will make it difficult to perform short radius turns.

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  • Difficulty putting your skis on edge is another indication that the skis are too long for your height or proficiency level.

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  • Discounted bed in a bag sets are the perfect way to revamp a tired bedroom, adding color and accessories that will make you long for bedtime.

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  • It didn't take long for stories to emerge that Kate's on-screen chemistry with her You, Me, and Dupree co-star Owen Wilson was just as real off-screen, and the two had started a relationship.

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  • Why did it take so long for Smith to bury her son?

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  • It didn't take long for Farrell to get noticed stateside.

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  • It didn't take long for her to start climbing back up the charts, however.

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  • It didn't take long for Kelly Ripa to win the viewers' hearts.

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  • It didn't take long for Seinfeld to be noticed, and later that same year, he appeared in a Rodney Dangerfield HBO special.

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  • It didn't take long for the news and photos of the incident to circulate online, with various gossip sites posting screen grabs of video footage from one of Lohan's former friends.

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  • After winning the show by a huge margin (receiving 4.8 million of the total 8 million votes), it didn't take long for Leona Lewis and superstardom to meet.

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  • It didn't take long for the socialite to start showing up on the television screen.

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  • It didn't take long for her to land a role in the 2003 film School of Rock starring Jack Black.

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  • After the divorce announcement, it didn't take long for the accusations and finger pointing to start.

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  • If you still long for the Limited Too clothing brand, however, you can find this same clothing line at the Shop Justice site and in some stores.

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  • An American Hawaii cruise may be your little slice of heaven, especially during the colder months when all you long for is some sunshine and a fruity drink, but you don't want to leave the country.

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  • Ten hours is simply too long for any puppy to go between potty breaks.

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  • I know it isn't too bad in the middle of February when winter has our country in its grip, but how I long for the wonderfully crisp days of Massachusetts where I went to boarding school and then college.

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  • It's a time I long for and miss so very much.

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  • It doesn't take long for a hot car to pose a heat stroke risk or a cold car to reach freezing temperatures.

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  • If you long for delicious, home-grown vegetables and are new to gardening, a home vegetable garden plan can take the guesswork out of arranging your new garden.

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  • If you play regularly, it doesn't take long for a plastic or nylon pick to lose its picking edge.

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  • It didn't take long for many homeowners to become tired of the two-tone tile design, and to opt for clean, pattern free bathroom designs.

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  • They're a quick pick-me-up during the winter when all you long for is the sun, sand, and surf of summer.

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  • The latter feature a rise that is far too long for a short man, causing him to hike the pants up too high or sport the dreaded "saggy crotch" look.

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  • If you have to shop in the men's department for rain clothes that fit, you may find the pants and sleeves are too long for you, particularly if you're a petite.

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  • It didn't take long for her husband, Elliot, to join the business as well.

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  • If you're a shorter plus size woman and feel like you're swimming in fashions too long for your torso, arms or legs, then you probably should consider shopping for petite women's plus size clothing.

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  • If you find a dress that's reasonably priced and your size, snap it up and wear it all season long for an easy, chic look that's flattering and fashionable.

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  • Avoid styles that are too short or too long for your frame - remember that a too-long sweater coat will only overwhelm your body and swallow you up.

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  • Workers who punch the clock 8-10 hours a day long for the weekends when they can sleep in and do things at their leisure.

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  • For example, if you never get to sleep in, but you long for more sleep, consider going to bed earlier some nights.

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  • If you long for designer eyeglasses, but are lacking the funds, consider finding a replica or fake designer style.

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  • For those who prefer a more subdued color, but still long for a bit of glitz and splash, consider Polished Black.

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  • It didn't take long for it to catch on in a big way.

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  • The load times are unnecessarily long for games that require very little processing power.

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  • However, it didn't take long for the makers of previous flash carts to come out with DSi compatible memory cartridges, and soon enough the DSi was cracked and open to the world of piracy.

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  • No one wants to wait too long for their most wanted game(s).

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  • If your style is casual or you just really long for the days when it can be (weekends!), you may want a free Nokia jeans theme.

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  • Parents' responses to a child's behavior, whether approving or disapproving, are likely to have a greater effect in a secure, loving environment, because children long for their parents' approval.

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  • Seeing videos and choreography from the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. made Baryshnikov long for a dance world where artistic vision was oriented on the future instead of the past.

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  • Fortunately there's not much to the process and there are several methods you can use to achieve the locks you long for.

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  • It didn't take long for him to move up the ranks.

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  • Before you can book any sort of a body wax appointment, you'll need to ensure that the hair is at least 1/4" inch long for successful results.

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  • As always, innovations in lingerie are usually carried over into swimsuit design, so it didn't take long for Mr. Hughes' invention to begin showing up in the swimsuit market as well.

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  • If you feel less than confident about a lanky frame, or long for dangerous curves, this bikini may be the ideal choice.

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  • You can leave the material long for a full length skirt, or fold it in half before wrapping it around your waist for a medium length coverup.

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  • The side seams run four inches long for a bit more hip coverage.

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  • A sarong would be redundant unless you wear it long for evening, but if you're feeling self-conscious about being more covered up than some of the others, add some bling!

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  • Some sites offer cheaper prices than others, but it wouldn't be wise to wait too long for a deal because the brand is so popular.

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  • Slings are truly scant swimsuits, so they won't be for everyone, but if you are bored with conventional bikinis and long for a bit of novelty, this is a style that can successfully fit the bill.

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  • It did not take long for me to realize that it's true that the Shark 2-in-1 Vac-Then-Steam eliminates several steps from the floor cleaning process and makes it possible to save time when cleaning hard floor surfaces.

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  • This will be a sign that she's just an 'OK' and you'll long for the girl who'll send you into a tail spin.

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  • It takes that long for the brain to redirect itself and replace an old habit (you waiting to hear from your ex) with a new habit (you going out and meeting new people).

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  • You may think publishing your city and state is secure, but if your name, address and phone number are published in the local Yellow Pages, it won't take long for a researcher to track down the information.

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  • This excerpt is from a letter Abigail wrote to John while he was in the Continental Congress, "I dare not express to you at 300 miles how ardently I long for your return.

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  • It didn't take long for sales to boom, and in 1993 Muiccia was granted an International award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

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  • The Madi Claire Leopard-Print Trim Belted handbag is stunning it its creativity, and is perfect for those that long for just a touch of the wild side.

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  • With popularity like that, it makes sense that many children long for a Dora backpack.

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  • Born in 1877 in the state of Kentucky, it didn't take long for the world to recognize that he was a unique individual.

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  • Their return is precipitated by the onscreen filming of Reva Shayne's life and despite Josh's involvement with Reva's long-lost sister Cassie, fans still long for these two to be together.

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  • Noel continues to long for Felicity and finds a surprising ally in Felicity's mom who doesn't believe that Ben is going anywhere in life.

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  • In the meanwhile, Deb continues to long for Grayson who continues to mourn Deb.

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  • The lines are long for the several mile stretch of museum.

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  • It didn't take long for manufacturers to come up with products to cash in on Mickey's success.

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  • Some people prefer to travel light yet still long for a reliable and super-cool alarm clock to rouse them from their well-earned slumber.

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  • Keep the temperature and type of yoga in mind when choosing your pant length, and make sure that if you buy full-length pants that they are not too long for your legs.

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  • We long for a better tomorrow, and wish for a happy today.We are not Asperger's Syndrome - we are individuals with Asperger's Syndrome.

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  • It didn't take long for Americans to realize that if they couldn't afford an American made car, they could opt for one of these South Korean vehicles instead.

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  • It doesn't take long for them to get bored, and when that happens, here are some ideas you can try.

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  • The snowy months can get long for children, but you can help make the time pass more quickly with fun winter crafts for kids.

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  • Though this is a strict diet that must be carefully monitored, it does not take long for a family to become familiar with its fat to carb ratio.

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  • If they reach past your armpits, the rope is too long for you.

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  • Even so, some still long for the feel of soft silk flush against their legs, and as we'll see, there are many reasons why this may be a good choice.

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  • Do you long for the good old electro-pop days of Depeche Mode and Pet Shop Boys?

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  • A Vista Limewire exception; it didn't take long for this demand to take shape as Limewire users updated their computer operating systems to the new Windows Vista system.

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  • Napster was a huge success from the get-go, and it didn't take long for millions of users to begin sharing millions of songs over the Napster network - most of them copyright controlled.

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  • It didn't take long for music to take center stage on the show, and the songs performed by Hannah Montana on the show quickly became popular with the massive audience of the show.

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  • Nothing makes a band as unhappy as being forced into the role of one-trick pony, and it didn't take long for Radiohead to tire of taking to the stage in front of audiences only interested in hearing them play Creep.

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  • It didn't take long for problems with the band name to surface.

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  • Propelled by popular singles like Crazy in Love and Baby Boy, it didn't take long for Beyonce's solo work to surpass her popularity with Destiny's Child.

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  • This group started in 1962 and it didn't take long for them to see success in England.

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  • There certainly isn't anything wrong with this type of party, but sometimes graduates long for something a bit more unusual.

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  • The location of a party can go a long way toward creating that unique experience you long for.

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  • It usually doesn't take long for the cordial atmosphere to evolve into frustration and arguments.

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  • However, it didn't take long for Morgan's work to be noticed by editors at the prominent U.K. newspaper, The Sun, where he served as a showbiz editor from 1989 to 1994.

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  • It didn't take long for it to become obvious that there was something extraordinarily villainous about her.

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  • This arrangement does not last long for everyone, but for some of the housemates it results in more than one hook-up.

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  • After the show debuted, it didn't take long for various groups to start organizing campaigns to get Jersey Shore banned.

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  • It didn't take long for Disick to emerge as the odd man out with the Kardashian clan.

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  • It didn't take long for fans to recognize the merit of The Next Generation characters to stand on their own.

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  • When MySpace first hit the Internet, it didn't take long for the site's popularity to rise.

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  • Once you get started searching through the school networks on Facebook and adding friends to your friends list, it won't take long for you to start experiencing the magic of Facebook.

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  • While the first official uniform was brown, most of the men of the Continental Army preferred blue, and it didn't take long for blue to be the official Army uniform color.

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  • It didn't take long for people to want to start putting images on the web, though.

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  • It didn't take long for him to get home, and when he came in from the garage, he went directly to his gun cabinet and took out a rifle.

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  • But much as I long for companionship I'm here on business.

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  • Doubtful the model's clothes would fit, Sofia moved deeper into the bathroom to dress in jeans too long for her petite frame and a t-shirt too snug to be comfortable.

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  • And hated for just as long for pulling shit like this stunt.

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  • Evelyn leaned to whisper to Romas, whose response was a tad too long for Kiera's impatient bladder.

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  • He'd waited too long for the Council to support him instead of returning to the planet that needed him.

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  • I gaze out my window as the moon is slowly slipping away and I long for the warmth of the morning.

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  • Elisabeth and Jackson were sweeping up the glass when she asked, "Will it take long for him to curb his strength?"

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  • It took too long for Brady to appear, and her stomach twisted as she imagined him blown to pieces.

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  • Doctors worked quickly to stabilize Brady in a helo ride that seemed far too long for Lana's comfort.

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  • Moreover, the work was intended to be in one act, and is now so performed at Bayreuth; and, although it is very long for a one-act opera, this is certainly the only form which does justice to Wagner's conception.1 Spohr's appreciation of Der fliegende Hollander is a remarkable point in musical history; and his criticism that Wagner's style (in Tannhauser) " lacked rounded periods " shows the best effect of that style on a well-disposed contemporary mind.

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  • This did not make Mary Tudor any more friendly,and,although the story that Elizabeth favoured Courtenay and that Mary was jealous is a ridiculous fiction, the Spaniards cried loud and long for Elizabeth's execution.

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  • His reign was unusually long for a Greek tyrant, and his career furnished a model for other rulers and invaders of Sicily.

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  • Their sway proved so oppressive that the very classes which had welcomed them with most fervour soon came to long for their expulsion.

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  • Tired of waiting It is shameful to make families wait so long for inquest verdicts, says Eric Allison.

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  • It didn't take long for them to make their way from the docks to the back decks, the boats to the store aisles, even though their skid-resistant design was perfect (and made for) water activities.

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