a good long

idiom

informal
: a very long
I haven't seen her for a good long time/while.

Examples of a good long in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The child’s upset was so understandable that the audience laughed for a good long while. Trish Deitch, Variety, 29 Mar. 2024 Something that would stick around for a good long while. Nadeen Currie, Los Angeles Times, 29 Mar. 2024 That ends up being a terrifying prospect that hangs over the series for a good long time. Christian Holub, EW.com, 12 Sep. 2023 But once Samuel Alito and his fellow travelers peeled the box open, the world got a good long stare at the dead cat inside. Jason Linkins, The New Republic, 4 Nov. 2023 Like taking a good long look over a big cold lake in the morning. Daniel Kohn, Spin, 1 Sep. 2023 Find out which family the different plants belong to, and then take a good long look at those plants to see their common characteristics. Elizabeth Waddington, Treehugger, 28 Aug. 2023 Scented with citrus and musk, this room spray from Magnolia (in the Linen scent) is a light, clean smell that doesn’t overpower but still lasts a good long time. Belle Duchene, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Aug. 2023 Last week, the New York Times officially rolled out its stand-alone audio app, which had been gestating in development for a good long while. Vulture, 24 May 2023

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“A good long.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20good%20long. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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