How to use Long on in a sentence

long on
  • It seemed too real, and he'd dwelled long on what he could remember of the conversation.

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  • She thought him sitting with her so long on the beach was an indication.

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  • It stunned him to feel the planet breathing, struggling back to life after hovering so long on the edge of death.

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  • Jonathan was silent so long on the way home that Alex prodded him for a reason.

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  • If, for example, the porta hepatis was long on the right side and short on the left side, it was a good sign for the king's army, but if short on the right side and long on the left, it was unfavourable; and similarly for a whole series of phenomena connected with any one of the various subdivisions of the liver.

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  • Voltaire never dwells too long on this point, stays to laugh at what he has said, elucidates or comments on his own jokes, guffaws over them or exaggerates their form.

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  • The yellow stamen-bearing flowers are in sessile, nearly spherical catkins; the fertile ones vary in colour, from red or purple to greenish-white, in different varieties; the erect cones, which remain long on the branches, are above an inch in length and oblong-ovate in shape, with reddish-brown scales somewhat waved on the edges, the lower bracts usually rather longer than the scales.

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  • The town of Burhanpur and its manufactures were long on the decline, but during recent times have made a slight recovery.

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  • The water is not to be allowed to remain too long on the ground at a time.

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  • He was naturally included in the list of the proscribed, though it is said that Octavian fought long on his behalf, and was slain near Formiae on the 7th of December 43.

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  • Cadorna did not expect to stay long on the Tagliamento, but he did hope to hold up the enemy long enough to give adequate time for the retreat of the Carnia force and the IV.

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  • Although snowstorms are infrequent and snow never lies long on the ground, the average fall of snow for the year amounts to 22.5 in.

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  • Before she could ponder too long on her weakness, she was yanked out of the car by Talon's lackey.

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  • The short and simple annals of the poor Are now writ long on forms obscure.

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  • Chetwode huffed and heaved in familiar fashion and then hold out to long-on, leaving us 135 for 8 and in deep guano.

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  • They belong on litigation would have beef long on litigation would have beef lo mein past year and.

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  • He saved a first match point with a blistering winner before putting a forehand long on the second.

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  • Narrow-minded Christian consciences, however, could not stay long on this level; law was so very much more satisfying a guide than vague, elusive charity.

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  • I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.

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  • Let us not dwell long on the wide signaled but hastily retracted when the players started running for extras.

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  • Walk around the store in them a bit, and if they feel uncomfortable (but actually are your size), talk to the salesperson to see how long on average they take to break in.

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  • Individuals interested in less expensive trees may want to shop in late November or early December for the best selection and prices on real trees, while there are sales all season long on artificial trees.

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  • The lighter shades seem to wear best as bases and don't appear to last as long on their own.

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  • Light, airy powder won't last long on steep, double-black diamond runs that get swept by high winds.

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  • The puppy cut generally features fur cut two inches long on the main body, neck and legs, with long hair left only only the head, beard, ears and tail.

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  • The leaves are fully 4 feet long on vigorous specimens, and clothed with soft, silky hairs.

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  • Flowing material make this elegant gown a superbly simple dress that's long on style and beauty.

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  • Deals vary throughout the season and when online coupons do appear, they may not last long on the website and may even disappear before the offer officially ends.

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  • The Guy Game was released on the PS2 and didn't last long on the store shelves.

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  • And if you let your mouse cursor linger too long on a single Chuzzle, you'll get an annoyed shake of the head, such as it is.

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  • These mites cannot survive for very long on humans, and so the infection is very light.

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  • Let's separate the wheat from the chaff to find looks that are long on style, but short on cost!

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  • Make the most of your summer in fashion that's long on style -- and fun!

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  • The area is a section of the ocean between Florida, Bermuda and Puerto Rico that is about a thousand miles long on each border of the "triangle".

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  • For an added charge of $7.95, you can have a name up to ten characters long on the opposite pocket, written in the classic Disney signature script.

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  • The cafe's wait is long on the weekends, so arrive early.

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