measuring a large, or larger than average, amount from one end to the other
covering a certain distance from one end to the other or a certain time
for a long time
at a long time
interval, after a period of time
desire;wish;want sth very much
"a long life"
"a long boring speech"
"a long time"
"a long friendship"
"a long game"
"an hour long"
"a long road"
"a long distance"
"contained many long words"
"ten miles long"
"a race of long gaunt men"
"looked out the long French windows"
"a retentive mind"
"is long on coffee"
"a long position in gold"
"the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long"
"large goals that required farsighted policies"
"took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
"long on brains"
"in long supply"
"a promotion long overdue"
"something long hoped for"
"his name has long been forgotten"
"talked all night long"
"how long will you be gone?"
"arrived long before he was expected"
"it is long after your bedtime"
She could not have come a very long distance.
出自： T. Hardy
Annette walked quickly, taking long strides.
出自： I. Murdoch
She has long brown hair hanging down her back.
出自： E. Caldwell
The long stretch of Government Road.
出自： W. Boyd
She longed to have her ambitions aroused.
出自： E. L. Doctorow
He longed for him to be taken into care.
出自： M. Amis
'Have you known her long?' I asked...'Since she was a child.'
出自： J. Buchan
A series of..kindly housekeepers (none of whom stayed very long).
出自： J. Mitchell
He..would long remember their talk.
出自： D. Prater
I don't know how much longer I'll..keep on that job.
出自： N. Gordimer
He has been longing for her ever since she left.
You seem to be longing for me in saying something.
There is no one but longs for success.
She is longing for home.
The children are longing for the holidays.
I'm longing for an icy cold beer. Aren't you?
It has rained for five days in succession, so we are longing for some sunshine.
I long for the day when my dreams can come true.
I long for the time when I don't have to work as hard as this.
So this is what you've been longing for.
A swift change is longed for, but unlikely.
人们期盼着更快的变化,但不太可能。 long for sb to-v
I long for him to write me often.
I'm longing for him to arrive.
She longed for her husband to say something.
He longs for her to come back to him.