as long as


Definition of as long as

1 : provided that can do as they like as long as they have a B average
2 : inasmuch as, since as long as you're going, I'll go too

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Examples of as long as in a Sentence

as long as I've got my boots on, I might as well go out and get the firewood

First Known Use of as long as

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of as long as was in the 15th century

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