for any length of time


: for more than a very small amount of time
I get sick if I ride in the back seat of a car for any length of time.
If you're in town for any length of time, be sure to see the museum.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Anyone who has tried playing around with ChatGPT for any length of time is likely to have come across these inaccuracies. Bernard Marr, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2023 Jerry Brown was the last governor to stay for any length of time, after remodeling the joint in his second term with upgrades like a $16,000 refrigerator. Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 2022 Although riding an e-bike of any kind for any length of time takes a little orienting, the learning curve is pretty short, Goldberg says. Washington Post, 19 Jan. 2022 Any team that loses its franchise QB for any length of time would be worried. Bob Mcmanaman, The Arizona Republic, 29 Oct. 2021 By this point, Manet was no longer able to paint standing up for any length of time. Colin B. Bailey, The New York Review of Books, 17 Nov. 2020 Anyone who has followed college athletics recruiting for any length of time knows there’s often a harsh reality to the process. oregonlive, 20 Oct. 2020 Taking classes online at home can lead to more free time than an athlete is used to, especially if their sport is paused for any length of time. Matthew Vantryon, The Indianapolis Star, 1 Sep. 2020 Plants should never be transported in a cold trunk or be allowed to sit in a cold car for any length of time, so make your plant purchases the last stop of the day. Tim Johnson, Chicago Tribune, 4 Dec. 2022 See More

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“For any length of time.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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