for (quite) some time

idiom

: for a somewhat long time
She has been living there for (quite) some time.

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Recent Examples on the Web There are many more examples but, bluntly, there has been a sense for some time that the UK simply doesn’t function well as a country. Luke McGee, CNN, 6 July 2024 Literary studies have been dying for some time, eclipsed by the STEM fields. Washington Post, 5 July 2024 Waterhouse and Pattinson, 38, have been together for some time now. Njera Perkins, Peoplemag, 2 July 2024 Liu, who had been wanting to start a repair cafe at the library for some time, was immediately on board. Isha Trivedi, The Mercury News, 2 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for for (quite) some time 

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“For (quite) some time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20%28quite%29%20some%20time. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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