any longer

idiom

usually used in negative statements to say that something that was once true or possible is not now true or possible
We can't ignore these problems any longer.
I can't afford the car any longer.

Examples of any longer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though at this point, maybe there won’t be a new permanent host, because maybe there won’t be a Daily Show any longer. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 12 Feb. 2024 But Wall Street isn’t helping Musk’s case any longer either. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 3 Feb. 2024 There were some doubts about just how good the Knights were because their schedule wasn’t considered strong but there are no doubts any longer. Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times, 22 Jan. 2024 They're riddled with such a dizzying array of features and functions that manufacturers increasingly don't bother with paper manuals any longer. Tim Stevens, Ars Technica, 17 Jan. 2024 Now, Wilkinson doesn’t feel the need to defend Hefner any longer. Danielle Bacher, Peoplemag, 17 Jan. 2024 With a steady rain, high winds, and temps in the mid-20s, the 40-year-old Arkansas native just couldn’t sit in the stand any longer. Dac Collins, Outdoor Life, 10 Jan. 2024 College stars won’t be so uniformly identifiable by just one jersey any longer. Zach Osterman, The Indianapolis Star, 4 Jan. 2024 One woman couldn’t wait any longer to welcome her solider home to Nebraska from a 10-month deployment. Brie Stimson, Fox News, 16 Dec. 2023 See More

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“Any longer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/any%20longer. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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