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long ways, long liesSomeone who comes back from a far-off country can tell lies without fear of being contradicted.Rate it:

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si vous lui en donnez long comme le doigt, il en prendra long comme le brasGive him an inch, he will take an ell.Rate it:

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wave the white flagTo indicate to an opposing force that one is surrendering.Rate it:

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heat waveA period of exceptionally hot weather.Rate it:

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heat wavespell of hot weatherRate it:

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new waveThe style of the 1980's which included weird hair cuts, strange clothes, and unusual make-up.Rate it:

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ride the waveTo take advantage of a profitable period.Rate it:

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wave awayTo reject or dismiss with a hand gesture.Rate it:

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wave downTo cause to stop by using an arm gesture.Rate it:

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wave of the handAs if by magic.Rate it:

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wave offOf a referee, to disallow a field goal with the aforementioned hand gesture.Rate it:

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wave offTo say goodbye to someone with a waveRate it:

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wave the white flagTo yield, give up, or quit.Rate it:

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a week is a long time in politicsIn politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.Rate it:

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as long asDepending upon some condition or requirement; provided that; if, assuming; so long as.Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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the long and short of itThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features; said of a summary or digest.Rate it:

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you're a long time deadA reminder that we are all mortal, as a justification for enjoying life while one can.Rate it:

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long greenMoney, especially in the form of cash.Rate it:

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long row to hoeA difficult or arduous task.Rate it:

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long gameThe portion of the game, played with driver clubs, in which the ball is advanced down the fairway to the putting green.Rate it:

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nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairsExtremely nervous.Rate it:

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long drinkAny drink containing more than 5 ounces of liquid and less than 9 ounces. Typically, a long drink will have lots of ice and mixer.Rate it:

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long as my armVery long.Rate it:

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as long asWhile; for some period of time.Rate it:

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as long asThe same length as.Rate it:

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as the day is longUnceasingly; very; thoroughly; to a very high degree.Rate it:

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at long lastat lastRate it:

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by a long shotBy a wide margin; indicates a very big difference or disparity.Rate it:

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c'est un long jour qu'un jour sans pain’Tis a long lane that has no turning.Rate it:

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come a long wayTo make significant progress.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo be adequate or helpful for a significant amount of time.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo achieve considerable success.Rate it:

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how long is a piece of stringUsed as a response to a question such as "How long will it take?" or "How big is it?" when the length or size is unknown, infinite, or variable.Rate it:

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il a le bras longHe has great influence.Rate it:

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il en sait trop longHe knows too much.Rate it:

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il était étendu tout de son longHe was lying at full length.Rate it:

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il m'a raconté la chose tout au longHe told me every detail of the affair.Rate it:

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il n'est si long jour qui ne vienne à vêpres“Be the day weary, be the day long, At length it ringeth to evensong.”Rate it:

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il se promenait de long en largeHe was walking up and down, to and fro.Rate it:

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ils lui en ont donné tout du long de l'auneThey beat him black and blue.Rate it:

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in for the long haulWill get involved for whatever time it takes.Rate it:

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in the long runAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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in the long termAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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it's a long storyThe situation is too embarrassing to talk about.Rate it:

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it's a long storyThe situation is too complicated or extensive to talk about.Rate it:

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le chemin le plus long est souvent le plus courtThe longest way round often proves to be the shortest; A short cut may be a very long way home.Rate it:

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little pitchers have long earsAlternative form of little pitchers have big ears.Rate it:

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long absent, soon forgottenLove fades away when people are distant and don't keep close physical contact.Rate it:

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long ago and far awayIn the distant past, years and years ago.Rate it:

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